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Game: 3
Venue: Tropicana Field
Date: August 05, 2012 1:40 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay failed to give AL All-Star David Price any run support.

After Price pitched eight shutout innings, Taylor Teagarden broke out of a long slide with an RBI double in the 10th that led the Baltimore Orioles over the Rays 1-0 on Sunday.

Tampa Bay has been held scoreless for 21 innings over more than two games.


``We just can't hit right now,' manager Joe Maddon said.

Price, bidding for his 15th win of the season, allowed two hits, struck out five and walked three.

``Every time you play somebody in the AL East, it's going to be a pretty good game,' Price said.

Joel Peralta (1-4) walked Mark Reynolds with one out in the 10th and threw a called third strike past Omar Quintanilla. Teagarden, in a 1-for-25 slide, lined a two-out drive to left-center.

Luis Ayala (3-3) got three outs in the ninth, and Jim Johnson finished for his 32nd save in 35 chances as both teams pitched three-hitters.

Baltimore has won 10 consecutive one-run games dating to June 22, and 11 straight extra-inning contests.

Baltimore's Miguel Gonzalez scattered two hits over seven innings, struck out four and walked four.

``Gonzalez threw the ball extremely well,' Price said. ``It was just a good game.'

In his only other start against the Rays, Gonzalez allowed seven runs in 2 2-3 innings of a 10-1 loss on July 25

Price got some help in the second from right fielder Matt Joyce, who made a nice over-the-shoulder running catch on Teagarden's two-out drive with two on.

Tampa Bay second baseman Ben Zobrist left after three innings because of upper-back spasms and was replaced by Will Rhymes. The injury was not thought to be serious.

``He seems fine,' Maddon said. ``More than likely he's going to be OK on Tuesday. So it's one of those fortunate things.'

NOTES: The Rays are off on Monday before starting a three-game series Tuesday night against Toronto. ... Rays RHP Jeff Niemann (broken right fibula) threw off a bullpen mound and is scheduled to make his first minor league rehab start Wednesday for Class-A Charlotte. ... Tampa Bay DH Luke Scott (right oblique) has resumed onfield batting practice. ... Rays closer Fernando Rodney extended his scoreless stretch to 21 innings - which ties Joe Borowski's 2005 team record for a reliever - after not allowing a run in the ninth. ... The Rays held their first bark in the park event, with approximately 450 dogs in attendance. A section in left field was reserved for dog owners and their pets.

The Associated Press News Service

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