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Garza tosses gem
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Rays 5, Rangers 3
Matt Garza struck out eight and walked two in seven innings. (Mike Carlson/AP)
Matt Garza continued to shine for the Rays at home, limiting the Rangers to two runs on four hits while striking out 10 through eight innings. Tampa Bay capitalized on a wild Kason Gabbard, who walked six in 4 1/3 frames.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (27-28)
Lost 1
Tampa Bay 5, Texas 3   TB
Tampa Bay (32-21)
Won 1
May 28, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1   3 6 0
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 X   5 7 0
Standings thru 5/28/08  |  Recap: TEX | TB  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Rays stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B3110100.294
Young, SS4110012.278
Hamilton, CF3000122.324
Bradley, DH4012021.327
Murphy, RF4110002.288
Boggs, LF4000023.261
Catalanotto, 1B4021000.284
Saltalamacchia, C4000012.233
Vazquez, 3B3000031.343
Totals3336321113 

BATTING
2B: Young (14, Garza).
TB: Kinsler; Young 2; Bradley; Murphy; Catalanotto 2.
RBI: Bradley 2 (31), Catalanotto (7).
2-out RBI: Catalanotto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
PB: Saltalamacchia (2).
DP: 2 (Young-Kinsler-Catalanotto, Vazquez-Kinsler-Catalanotto).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5221001.274
Crawford, LF5000013.275
Upton, CF2111200.306
Pena, 1B3001122.228
Longoria, 3B2011100.252
Bartlett, SS3010102.250
Gomes, DH1000100.220
  a-Floyd, PH-DH0001200.281
Riggans, C4110027.232
Zobrist, RF2110100.267
  Gross, RF1000000.218
Totals285759515 

a-Walked for Gomes in the 5th.

BATTING
TB: Iwamura 2; Upton; Longoria; Bartlett; Riggans; Zobrist.
RBI: Upton (32), Iwamura (16), Pena (31), Longoria (28), Floyd (12).
2-out RBI: Floyd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett; Riggans 4.
SF: Longoria.
GIDP: Riggans; Pena.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton (14, 2nd base off Gabbard/Saltalamacchia).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gabbard (L, 1-2)4.15546204.75
Francisco 0.20002102.95
Wright 1.22001103.06
Benoit 1.10000104.68
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garza (W, 4-1)8.042221003.78
Percival (H, 1)0.21110102.95
Wheeler (S, 1)0.11000002.19

IBB: Longoria (by Gabbard), Upton (by Gabbard).
Pitches-strikes: Gabbard 85-39, Francisco 18-8, Wright 33-18, Benoit 13-11, Garza 114-77, Percival 8-8, Wheeler 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Gabbard 8-3, Francisco 0-1, Wright 3-1, Benoit 1-2, Garza 7-7, Percival 0-1, Wheeler 0-1.
Batters faced: Gabbard 22, Francisco 4, Wright 8, Benoit 4, Garza 30, Percival 3, Wheeler 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco 3-2, Benoit 3-0, Wheeler 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: Chris Guccione. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:57.
Att: 10,927.

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