By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published May 26, 2002
TODAY: RAYS AT A'S
WHEN/WHERE: 4:05; Network Associates Coliseum, Oakland, Calif.
PITCHERS: Rays -- LHP Joe Kennedy (3-3, 3.41); A's -- LHP Barry Zito (4-2, 3.92)
TV/RADIO: Ch. 32; WFLA-AM 970.
WORTH NOTING: Kennedy made back-to-back starts against the A's in September with no decisions and a 3.00 ERA. ... Zito is 11-0 with a 2.60 ERA in his past 18 home starts. ... He is 2-0 with a 1.90 ERA against the Rays.
INFORMATION: Call toll-free 1-888-FAN-RAYS.
RAYS BY THE NUMBERS
VS. EAST: 8-21
VS. CENTRAL: 6-7
VS. WEST: 2-3
VS. NL: 0-0
VS. RH/LH STARTERS: 14-26/2-5
AHEAD AFTER 6/7/8: 9-6/10-5/12-4
BEHIND AFTER 6/7/8: 3-21/2-25/1-25
TIED AFTER 6/7/8: 4-4/4-1/3-2
ONE-RUN/TWO-RUN GAMES: 7-8/3-7
EXTRA INNINGS: 2-2
LAST AT-BAT WINS: 6
COME-FROM-BEHIND WINS: 9
COME-FROM-AHEAD LOSSES: 17
MAKING ERROR: 8-18
HITTING HOMER: 8-15
HITTING HOMERS: 4-3
SCORING FIRST: 9-8
SCORING 4 OR MORE: 11-8
SCORING FEWER THAN 4: 6-22
OUTHITTING OPPONENTS: 9-2
BEING OUTHIT: 1-24
GETTING 10 OR MORE HITS: 10-7
GIVING UP 10 OR MORE HITS: 7-20
HOME DATES: 22
HOME TOTAL: 304,614
HOME AVERAGE: 13,846
2001 AVERAGE: 16,029
LARGEST: 38,142 vs. Tigers, April 2
SMALLEST: 10,264 vs. Orioles, May 12
TYING/GO-AHEAD RBIs: Grieve, Winn 7; Cox 6; Abernathy, Gomez, Johnson, Tyner, Vaughn 5.
INFIELD HITS: Tyner, Winn 9.
BUNT HITS: Tyner 5; Winn 2
OUTFIELD ASSISTS: Winn 6; Grieve 4.
CATCHERS EFFICIENCY: Hall 8-23, .348; Flaherty 0-12, .000.
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