Sidney Ponson allowed five runs on 12 hits. (Steve Nesius/AP)
By Brittany Ghiroli / MLB.com
The Rangers were one of baseball's hottest teams coming into the series against the Rays. But Tampa Bay starter Scott Kazmir was masterful, and the Rangers could muster only three hits and a run against him. By contrast, Sidney Ponson allowed five runs in five innings.
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