Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Carlos Pena hit a three-run homer in the top of the eighth inning, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 3-2, in the first game of a doubleheader.
David Price (10-4) gave up one run on four hits over seven innings for the Rays, who snapped a three-game skid. He struck out eight and walked three.
Jimmy Rollins hit a solo homer for the Phillies, who had won three of four. Ty Wigginton had an RBI single in the eighth.
Cole Hamels did not factor into the decision after tossing seven scoreless frames. He gave up three hits while striking out seven and walking three. Antonio Bastardo (2-2) took the loss after giving up the homer to Pena.
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