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Sonnanstine falters
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Rangers 12, Rays 6
Andy Sonnanstine struggled through five innings Tuesday. (Mike Carlson/AP)
Andy Sonnanstine struggled mightily, allowing seven runs in the first two innings, although five of them were unearned following an error by Evan Longoria. Cliff Floyd and Eric Hinske each homered, and the Rays reached base 16 times.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (27-27)
Won 1
Texas 12, Tampa Bay 6   TB
Tampa Bay (31-21)
Lost 1
May 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
2 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0   12 16 0
Tampa Bay
0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0   6 10 1
Standings thru 5/27/08  |  Recap: TEX | TB  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Rays stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B6221022.294
Young, SS5210123.279
Hamilton, CF5325010.329
Bradley, DH4121100.329
Murphy, RF5121003.289
Boggs, LF5033011.273
Catalanotto, 1B3010013.276
  a-Shelton, PH-1B2000003.220
Saltalamacchia, C5230013.250
Vazquez, 3B3100113.354
Totals431216113921 

a-Flied out for Catalanotto in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Young (13, Sonnanstine), Hamilton (15, Sonnanstine), Saltalamacchia 2 (4, Sonnanstine, Howell), Boggs (5, Sonnanstine).
HR: Hamilton (13, 8th inning off Howell, 3 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler 2; Young 2; Hamilton 6; Bradley 2; Murphy 2; Boggs 4; Catalanotto; Saltalamacchia 5.
RBI: Hamilton 5 (58), Boggs 3 (13), Bradley (29), Murphy (36), Kinsler (32).
2-out RBI: Boggs 3; Bradley; Murphy.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Catalanotto 2; Shelton; Saltalamacchia.
S: Vazquez.
GIDP: Kinsler.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Murphy (5, 2nd base off Howell/Navarro), Kinsler (15, 2nd base off Sonnanstine/Navarro).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Catalanotto-Young-Catalanotto, Young-Kinsler-Shelton, Young-Kinsler-Catalanotto).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4020021.271
  a-Zobrist, PH-2B1000002.231
Crawford, LF3010102.281
  Gomes, LF1000010.222
Upton, CF2000212.304
  b-Riggans, PH1000010.231
Pena, 1B5000034.231
Longoria, 3B3210101.248
Floyd, DH2322200.281
Navarro, C4020021.374
Hinske, RF4112024.257
Bartlett, SS3011020.249
Totals33610561417 

a-Flied out for Iwamura in the 8th. b-Struck out for Upton in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Crawford (6, Padilla).
HR: Floyd (3, 2nd inning off Padilla, 1 on, 1 out), Hinske (10, 4th inning off Padilla, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura 2; Crawford 2; Longoria; Floyd 5; Navarro 2; Hinske 4; Bartlett.
RBI: Floyd 2 (11), Hinske 2 (27), Bartlett (9).
2-out RBI: Hinske 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena; Iwamura; Longoria; Zobrist.
SF: Bartlett.
GIDP: Upton; Hinske; Crawford.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford (14, 2nd base off Padilla/Saltalamacchia), Bartlett (7, 2nd base off Padilla/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Longoria (3, fielding).
DP: (Bartlett-Zobrist-Pena).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (W, 7-2)6.075541023.67
Guardado (H, 3)1.01001103.21
Loe 2.02111303.86
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sonnanstine (L, 6-3)5.010721704.98
Howell 2.04551213.74
Glover 2.02001004.86

Howell pitched to 5 batters in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Padilla 108-62, Guardado 19-12, Loe 33-22, Sonnanstine 94-68, Howell 44-26, Glover 33-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Padilla 4-4, Guardado 2-0, Loe 1-2, Sonnanstine 3-5, Howell 4-1, Glover 3-3.
Batters faced: Padilla 27, Guardado 4, Loe 9, Sonnanstine 27, Howell 12, Glover 8.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:17.
Att: 10,511.

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