st-round win against Marina Erakovic of New Zealand from sxx123's blog

ST. . PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash had Chris Archer come out for the eighth inning in a tie game to face two right-handed batters.The first one went deep -- and the Rays long skid continued in the first game after the All-Star break.Jonathan Schoop connected on an 0-1 hanging slider from Archer for the tiebreaking shot in the eighth and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles came back from an early deficit to beat the Rays 4-3 on Friday night.I felt like I threw the ball well, but not well enough, Archer said. I did get deep. At the end of the day, if I could have one pitch back it would be the second pitch that I threw to Schoop. I left a cookie out there.Archer (4-13), who leads the majors in losses, gave up four runs and seven hits in 7 1/3 innings as Tampa Bay lost for the 23rd time in 26 games.The Rays opening day starter retired Manny Machado after Schoops shot before Cash went as planned to lefty Xavier Cedeno, who got a fly ball from left-handed slugger Chris Davis.We knew we were going to get to Cedeno, Cash said. I felt Archer was the best option there to get those two righties and I still feel that way.Tampa native Mychal Givens (7-1) worked a scoreless seventh for the win one day after his daughter was born.Everything worked out as planned during the All-Star break, to have the baby and to be playing in Tampa, Givens said. Because Im from Tampa, Florida, and we wanted to baby to be born in Tampa.Brad Miller had a one-out double in the ninth off Zach Britton and went to third on a wild pitch. After Evan Longoria was intentionally walked, Britton struck out Logan Morrison and Steven Souza Jr. to earn his 28th save in as many chances.After Souzas bases-loaded RBI grounder in the first, Tampa Bay went up 2-0 on Logan Forsythes run-scoring single in the second. Eleven of the Rays 19 batters through three innings against Yovani Gallardo reached base.Luke Maile, recalled from Triple-A Durham, made it 3-1 with a third-inning RBI single.Gallardo allowed three runs, eight hits and walked four over five innings.MOVING DAYRays: CF Kevin Kiermaier (broken left hand) was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list after missing almost two months. Its like another opening day for me, said Kiermaier, who went 0 for 3 with a walk and a run scored. ... RHP Kevin Jepsen, released by Minnesota after going 2-5 with a 6.16 ERA in 33 games, was signed to a one-year contract. Jepsen thinks he has corrected a mechanical flaw that had him getting hit at an incredible pace. He had a 1-2-3 ninth. ... RHPs Ryan Garton and Tyler Sturdevant were optioned to Durham.COBBS CONDITIONRays RHP Alex Cobb (Tommy John surgery) will have a bullpen session Sunday instead of making his third rehab start for Class A Charlotte. Cash said Cobb, who lasted just a combined 1 2/3 innings through two starts, is working on mechanics that have been a little bit out of whack.TRAINERS ROOMOrioles: Showalter said Wieters and Britton are both OK after getting food poisoning during their All-Star Game trip.Rays: INF Steve Pearce (right hamstring) has joined Charlotte for a rehab assignment.UP NEXTOrioles RHP Chris Tillman (12-2) will face Rays LHP Matt Moore (5-6) on Saturday night. . - After leading the Saints to a fourth playoff appearance in five seasons, Drew Brees expressed confidence in the direction of his team and, perhaps more importantly, showed a willingness to listen to contract proposals if the team needs his help getting under the NFLs salary cap. .H. -- Matt Kenseth made it 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. . The 27-year-old Scrivens will be joining his third NHL club since signing with the Toronto Maple Leafs as a free agent in 2010. The move also reunites with him with head coach Dallas Eakins from their time together with the American Hockey Leagues Toronto Marlies. GSTAAD, Switzerland -- French Open junior champion Rebeka Masarova advanced to the quarterfinals of her first senior tour event, the Ladies Championship Gstaad in her native Switzerland on Friday.The 16-year-old Masarova, ranked No. 797, won her second-round match 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-2 against Anett Kontaveit, a 20-year-old from Estonia ranked No. 92.Masarova debuted on the WTA Tour on Thursday by beating former No. 1-ranked Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in three sets.In Saturdays quarterfinals, Masarova will play Annika Beck of Germany, who had two wins on Friday in the rain-affected clay-court event.The fifth-seeded Beck beat Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-1 in the second round after completing a first-round win against Marina Erakovic of New Zealand.Top-seeded Timea Baccsinszky of Switzerland ended a two-day wait to play her second-round match by quickly beating qualifier Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-2, 6-2. Bacsinszky, ranked No. 11, next plays Johanna Larsson, the sixth-seeded Swede, who beat Swiss qualifier Amra Sadikovic 6-3, 6-4.Third-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands also won twice, completing a first-round win over Tamira Paszek of Austria before beating Claire Feuerstein of Italy 7-6 (9), 6-1 in the second round.Fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia of France was beaten 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4 by Lara Arruabarrena of Spain, who later lost in the second round, against Carina Witthoeft of Germany 6-1, 7-6 (7). Wholesale Jerseys From China China Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys NFL Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China China NFL Hoodies Cheap NFL Gear Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Stitched Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Throwback Wholesale Jerseys From China Discount NFL Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap ' ' ' 

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