ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Arrieta won his first game for the Philadelphia Phillies and rookies J.P. Crawford and Scott Kingery drove in two runs each Saturday night in a 9-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.

It was the fifth straight win for the Phillies.

Arrieta (1-0) gave up three runs in 6 2/3 innings after being spotted a 6-0 lead in the second. The 32-year-old right-hander, who signed a three-year, $75 million contract on March 12 after winning 68 games and a Cy Young Award in five seasons with the Chicago Cubs, gave up seven hits and two walks in his second start for Philadelphia.

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Crawford hit a double and his second home run off Rays starter Chris Archer. Kingery, who had scored the winning run Friday night after a ninth-inning double, hit two more doubles Saturday.

Doubles by Nick Williams, Kingery and Crawford were among six Phillies hits in a six-run second inning off Archer.

Odubel Herrera had three of the Phillies’ 13 hits.

Archer (1-1) gave up seven runs on eight hits in four innings in the first start of his career against Philadelphia.

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C.J. Cron drove in two runs for the Rays and Kevin Kiermaier scored twice in his f irst multi-hit game of the season.

Rays outfielder Johnny Field went 0 for 3 with a walk in his major league debut.

(Copyright 2018 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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