Longoria, Price Debut as Rays Drop Astros 7-2
The Rays improved their Grapefruit League record to 4-1 Tuesday afternoon, beating Houston 7-2 in six innings (rain).
Evan Longoria and David Price both made their spring training debuts. Longoria hit two singles in two plate appearances, with an RBI and a run scored.
Price pitched one inning, and didn’t allow a run on one hit and a walk. Fernando Rodney and Brandon Gomes also had a one scoreless inning each.
Prospect Alex Colome made an appearance in this ballgame, and didn’t have one of his sharper outings. He gave up a two-run homer in his one inning of work.
On the offensive side of things, Ryan Roberts and Leslie Anderson continued their hot starts to the spring. Roberts went 2-3 with a homer, 2 RBI and 3 runs scored. Anderson went 1-3, smacking a two-run triple.
Wil Myers continues to swing the bat well also, going 2-3 in this game.
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