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No repeat for Shields
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Red Sox 12, Rays 4
Akinori Iwamura strokes a solo shot off Josh Beckett in the eighth. (Winslow Townson/AP)
James Shields, who fired a two-hit shutout against the Red Sox on Sunday, did not fare nearly as well in the rematch, giving up seven runs over just 3 2/3 innings. Gabe Gross and Akinori Iwamura both went deep and Evan Longoria added an RBI single.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (16-14)
Lost 2
Boston 12, Tampa Bay 4   BOS
Boston (19-13)
Won 2
May 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0   4 8 0
Boston
3 1 1 2 0 2 0 3 X   12 15 0
Standings thru 5/3/08  |  Recap: TB | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Red Sox stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4121000.214
Crawford, LF4000011.290
Hinske, DH4110021.280
Pena, 1B4010000.214
Longoria, 3B4011000.239
Navarro, C4120012.372
Gross, RF2112200.188
Haynes, CF4000015.244
Bartlett, SS3000000.232
  Cannizaro, SS1000002.000
Totals344842511 

BATTING
2B: Hinske (6, Beckett).
HR: Gross (1, 2nd inning off Beckett, 1 on, 2 out), Iwamura (2, 8th inning off Beckett, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Iwamura 5; Hinske 2; Pena; Longoria; Navarro 2; Gross 4.
RBI: Gross 2 (5), Longoria (11), Iwamura (8).
2-out RBI: Gross 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cannizaro.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Gross (Varitek at 2nd base).
DP: (Iwamura-Pena).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, CF4220111.293
Pedroia, 2B5231001.316
  Lowrie, 2B0000000.286
Ortiz, DH5232011.216
Ramirez, LF3212213.322
Lowell, 3B5110015.220
Youkilis, 1B2111300.291
Drew, RF4222103.280
Varitek, C4013014.256
  Cash, C0000000.313
Lugo, SS5011023.288
Totals371215127721 

BATTING
2B: Ortiz 2 (4, Shields, Shields), Lugo (5, Shields), Pedroia (13, Shields), Lowell (4, Howell), Ellsbury (2, Miller), Drew (3, Dohmann).
TB: Ellsbury 3; Pedroia 4; Ortiz 5; Ramirez; Lowell 2; Youkilis; Drew 3; Varitek; Lugo 2.
RBI: Ortiz 2 (24), Ramirez 2 (22), Pedroia (17), Lugo (8), Varitek 3 (11), Youkilis (16), Drew 2 (15).
2-out RBI: Lugo; Varitek.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek; Lowell; Ellsbury; Lugo 2; Ortiz.
GIDP: Varitek.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Ramirez (Pena at home).
DP: (Ramirez-Varitek).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields (L, 3-2)3.210773303.80
Howell 2.12222103.79
Miller 1.01000202.08
Dohmann 1.02332105.27
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 3-2)8.07441524.19
Aardsma 1.01001002.87

WP: Shields.
HBP: Varitek (by Howell).
Pitches-strikes: Shields 98-55, Howell 39-23, Miller 22-12, Dohmann 22-12, Beckett 100-68, Aardsma 28-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Shields 5-3, Howell 6-0, Miller 0-1, Dohmann 0-1, Beckett 5-13, Aardsma 2-1.
Batters faced: Shields 24, Howell 11, Miller 4, Dohmann 6, Beckett 31, Aardsma 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Howell 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 46 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 3:13.
Att: 37,700.

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