ST PETERSBURG— I think it's safe to say that Kevin Kiermaier made up for last night's horrendous baserunning error with a huge game this Wednesday for the Rays. Winning 8-1 over the Los Angeles Dodgers in front of a jam-packed crowd of 12,826 (Such a Joke), the Rays played a very clean baseball game with great baserunning, good defense, and timely hitting. The Dodgers, on the other hand, did not play a clean game — as a matter of fact, they played horribly. The only bright spot was Rich Hill, the southpaw who delivered another quality start going 6 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K's. The offense was nowhere to be found tonight as LA only assembled 5 hits through 9 innings, one of them being a Max Muncy homerun in the 6th inning. The Rays went the "opener" route for the second straight game as Ryne Stanek took the hill tonight. Not going to lie, this is probably the second or third time I've seen the guy pitch, and wow, he has an absolutely electric fastball. The former first-round pick out of the University of Arkansas pitched 1.2 IP of no run ball tonight, and he picked up a big strikeout on a 99 MPH fastball that he blew by Cody Bellinger in the first inning to stop an early Dodgers scoring threat. Tampa took an early 1-0 lead in the 4th inning on a Tommy Pham opposite field home run (the umpire went blind during the at-bat). In the 6th inning, Max Muncy crushed a 420 foot home run to straight center off of Yonny Chirinos to tie the game before all hell broke loose in the 7th inning. Kevin Kiermaier had the play of the game tonight with his cannon-like throw as Cody Bellinger was gunned down trying to score in the 6th inning to keep the game tied. To the Rays credit, they scorched the Los Angeles bullpen (how many times have we heard that) tacking on 7 runs off of Dylan Floro and Caleb Ferguson as both gave up 3-run home runs to put the game out of reach. I mean it's only May 22nd but how many times have we seen the Dodgers bullpen blow games? Hello, it's not even summer yet. Now I refuse to panic too much about this. This team has some options as the season goes on to fix the bullpen (ahem Craig Kimbrel), but it's very scary how much of a glaring problem this already is. The Dodgers travel to Pittsburgh on Friday night for a three-game series. Let's see if the bullpen and offense redeem themselves.