had a two-run double in the ninth inning for Tampa Bay, which nearly blew the lead before posting its first win of the season by more than three runs.
, who entered the game with an 0-3 record in six career starts against Toronto, could not go long enough for the win, despite taking the mound in the second inning with a 7-0 lead.
(1-1), the first of three relievers that shut down the
, got the win. He gave up two hits, walked one and struck out three in 3 2/3 scoreless innings for his first win since last July 24.
"He pitched very well,"
said. "He threw a wild pitch and that's about the only thing you could look at that we didn't like. But outside of that he gave us really three-plus strong innings of baseball, which we needed."
walked one and struck out one in two scoreless innings and
retired the side in order on just six pitches in the ninth.
"We're still swinging the bats well, we tacked a couple on at the end for insurance and that kind of eases our relievers a little bit," Baldelli said. "(It) probably puts their mind at rest, so they're not up there worrying, being up only one or two runs."
(1-2) was tagged for seven runs and seven hits in 1 2/3 innings in his fourth start of the season.
"I was actually hitting my spots pretty well," Davis said. "I was getting strike one and strike two, but couldn't find the pitch to seal the deal with. It just wasn't my day today."
hit a two-run homer for Toronto, which scored all its runs in the third inning and lost for the fourth time in six meetings with Tampa Bay this year.
Sandberg started the second with a walk, and one out later, rookie
reached on an infield single before a base hit by
loaded the bases.
singled to center to plate Sanberg, and Baldelli followed by scoring Perez and Escalona for a 4-0 lead.
Schumpert came home when Davis uncorked a wild pitch and
lined on an infield single off Davis' shoulder blade. Davis struck out Lee but was replaced by
Hall lined a double into right-center field to score Baldelli and Huff before Sandberg fouled out to end the inning.
singled to start the bottom of the third and Wells sent Parque's 3-2 pitch over the left field fence to cut Tampa Bay's lead to 7-2. It was Wells' 10th homer and 38th and 39th RBI, moving him one past teammate
for the American League lead.
Colome came in and threw a wild pitch, allowing Phelps to score, before walking
lofted a sacrifice fly to right field, but Colome retired Catalanotto on a flyout to end the inning.
"I think one of the keys to the game was Colome coming in and the innings that he did and us not being able to put up anything against him,"
manager Carlos Tosca said. "He was throwing awfully hard and the ball was cutting, and to me that was the biggest key, for him to get in there and give those guys some innings."