Wednesday, March 12, 2003

Reds 6, Devil Rays 5



THE ARMS: In his second official appearance this spring, Ryan Dempster pitched six innings and allowed three runs on eight hits. The right-hander allowed one run through the first five innings before the Devil Rays scored two in the sixth. . . . Jimmy Anderson, who entered Tuesday with an 11-inning scoreless streak, relieved Dempster and allowed one earned run on five hits over three innings. He got his first save of the spring. . . . Scott Sullivan, who has been bothered by tendinitis in his right middle finger, pitched an inning after the game ended.

THE BATS: Center fielder Ken Griffey Jr. extended his hitting streak to seven games with a solo homer to right-center in the sixth inning. He is batting .474 with five homers and 12 RBI during the streak.  . . Left fielder Adam Dunn had a single, his third homer this spring, and three RBI. . . . Second baseman Aaron Boone doubled to right-center in the fifth inning.

THE REST: Tuesday's attendance was 3,256. . . . Reds starters have a 3.00 ERA in their past six games.

UP NEXT: The Reds host the Yankees at 7:05 p.m. at Ed Smith Stadium. The game is sold out. Seth Etherton (1-0, 0.00 ERA) is scheduled to start for the Reds. Mike Mussina (0-1, 7.20) will start for the Yankees.

TAMPA BAYCINCINNATI
abrhbiabrhbi
MAndrsn 2b5130Larkin ss3000
Crawford lf5121Guerrero 3b1000
Baldelli cf4010Lopez 3b-ss3010
Huff 3b-1b4021Mateo ph-rf1010
Hall c4010Griffey Jr. cf3111
Baughmn pr0000Stenson 1b1000
Fabregas c0000Boone 2b2210
Stevens 1b3000Castro 2b1000
Switzer p0000Dunn lf3223
Truby ph1000Brown lf1000
Sosa p0000Casey 1b2000
Rolls rf2121JAnderson p1000
McClung p0000Guillen rf2120
Thmpsn rf2210Dawkins ss1010
Ordonez ss3011LaRue c1001
Luna pr-ss1000Stinnett c1011
Parque p1000Dempster p2000
Tyner rf1000Taylor rf1000
Sndbrg 3b2001
Totals385135Totals306106
Tampa Bay001002101-5
Cincinnati000020310x-6
E-Guerrero. DP-Tampa Bay 1, Cincinnati 3. LOB-Tampa Bay 6, Cincinnati 4. 2B-Boone, Ordonez, Stinnett, Thompson. 3B-MAnderson, Crawford. HRs-Rolls (1), Griffey Jr. 1 (5), Dunn 1 (3). SB-Luna (1). CS-Lopez. S-Guillen. SF-LaRue.

IPHRERBBSO
Tampa Bay
Parque442211
McClung L, 0-1223311
Switzer131101
Sosa110001
Cincinnati
Dempster W, 2-0683303
JAnderson S, 1352104
Balk-Parque. T-2:32. A-3,256.




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