After three scoreless innings, Tampa Bay started the afternoon's scoring and took a 1-0 lead over the Phillies on a groundball single from Asdrubal Cabrera that drove in James Loney.
Tampa Bay added to their lead with a solo home run from Logan Forsythe at the top of the fifth to make it 2-0.
The Phillies bounced back in the bottom of the fifth however, scoring two seperate runs on errant throws. Carlos Ruiz scored on a wild pitch from Mike Montgomery, and a throwing error from Rene Rivera allowed Odubel Herrera to score.
At the top of the seventh, Forsythe hit another solo home run to right field to give the Rays a 3-2 advantage. The Rays then added to their advantage at the top of the eighth inning when Mike Mahtook homered to left field, driving in Bobby Wilson.