The first pitch came 10 hours 56 minutes after the Rays' 5-4, 18-inning victory over Baltimore that ended at 2:05 a.m. PDT, a game that stretched on for 6:54, a record time for both teams. Saturday's game took 2:51 to complete.
Cobb didn't give up a hit until
Chris Davis tripled with one out in the ninth inning and
Miguel Gonzalez (10-8) Gonzalez gave up three runs, two hits and five walks in six innings. The right-hander had been 2-0 with an 0.92 earned-run average in his previous three starts at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay went ahead in the fifth inning when
Jennings had a run-scoring triple in the seventh inning and scored on
The Chicago Cubs said that
Before Saturday's game against Atlanta, Gregg says he had put the issue behind him and believes "it's over" as far as Epstein is concerned, too.
Gregg unloaded to reporters Friday about his dissatisfaction over apparently losing his closer's job to
After learning of Gregg's comments, Epstein said he would consider releasing Gregg. He called Gregg on Friday night and accepted the pitcher's apology.
The Chicago White Sox acquired minor league pitcher Frank De Los Santos in a trade with the Rays.
De Los Santos, 25, was 1-2 with two saves and a 5.34 ERA in 26 games for triple-A Durham this season. He was on Tampa Bay's 40-man roster but has not pitched in the majors.