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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 13, 2007
Tim makes Rays bats look tiny
Weary Rays drop opener
After an overnight flight and a rude awakening when an alarm went off in their hotel, the Rays had to face Tim Wakefield, who has owned them in his career. Monday was no different, as Tampa Bay was held hitless until the seventh. James Shields put up another quality start, but with no offense behind it, it went for naught.
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Devil Rays Coverage
Red Sox 3, Devil Rays 0
Tim Wakefield now has 18 wins over the Devil Rays, the most in history. (Elise Amendola/AP)
Series at a glance:
Wakefield stifles Rays
If any one pitcher has dominated any one team, it's Tim Wakefield and the Devil Rays. In the series opener at Fenway, the veteran knuckleballer retired the first nine batters he faced and did not allow a hit into the seventh inning. He was backed by RBI hits off the bats of David Ortiz, Julio Lugo and Mike Lowell.
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 Ortiz's one-run double
 Lowell's one-run double
Tampa Bay (45-73)
Lost 2
Boston 3, Tampa Bay 0   BOS
Boston (71-47)
Won 1
August 13, 2007
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Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 2 0
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 X   3 8 0
Standings thru 8/13/07  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
Iwamura, 3B3000110.286
Crawford, LF4010011.314
Upton, CF3000112.321
Pena, 1B4000013.265
Young, RF3000011.296
Harris, 2B3000000.294
Gomes, DH3010020.265
Wilson, SS3000011.250
Navarro, C2000101.208

TB: Crawford; Gomes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Pena.
Team LOB: 4.

SB: Crawford (38, 2nd base off Wakefield/Mirabelli).
CS: Navarro (1, 2nd base by Wakefield/Mirabelli).

Lugo, SS4131010.238
Youkilis, 1B4000014.300
Ortiz, DH4011011.316
Ramirez, LF4110012.291
Drew, CF3000101.262
Lowell, 3B4021000.311
Cora, 2B4010003.255
Mirabelli, C3100124.204
Hinske, RF2000111.198

2B: Ortiz (37, Shields), Lugo (24, Shields).
TB: Lugo 4; Ortiz 2; Ramirez; Lowell 2; Cora.
RBI: Ortiz (71), Lugo (55), Lowell (78).
2-out RBI: Lugo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Drew; Ramirez; Youkilis; Mirabelli 2.
Team LOB: 8.

Shields (L, 9-8)6.05110504.22
Glover 1.01112105.43
Balfour 1.02111107.71
Wakefield (W, 14-10)8.02002604.55
Papelbon (S, 28)1.00001201.93

Pitches-strikes: Shields 106-66, Glover 27-12, Balfour 33-19, Wakefield 100-72, Papelbon 20-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Shields 5-8, Glover 0-2, Balfour 2-0, Wakefield 5-12, Papelbon 1-0.
Batters faced: Shields 23, Glover 6, Balfour 6, Wakefield 27, Papelbon 4.
Umpires: HP: Adam Dowdy. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:43.
Att: 36,808.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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