Navarro's Grand Salami Wins It for Rays in 13

Tampa Bay beats Toronto for sixth time in seven games
By Jamie Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted May 8, 2008 11:59 PM CDT
Tampa Bay Rays' Jason Bartlett, left, gets around Toronto Blue Jays' Gregg Zaun to score the go-ahead run during thirteenth inning baseball action in Toronto last night.   (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Aaron Harris)
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(Newser) – Dioner Navarro hit a grand slam in the 13th inning after Carl Crawford drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 in 13 innings last night. Facing Toronto's seventh pitcher, Shawn Camp (0-1), Jason Bartlett singled off the glove of second baseman Aaron Hill to begin the inning.

Carl Crawford lifted a sacrifice fly to right and Bartlett skirted catcher Gregg Zaun, who had ranged up the line to catch Alex Rios' throw. B.J. Upton singled and Carlos Pena was intentionally walked before Navarro put the game out of reach with his second career grand slam. J.P. Howell (1-0) worked three scoreless innings for the win.