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Kaz sets team record
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Rays 2, White Sox 0
Cliff Floyd is welcomed by Dioner Navarro after homering in the fourth. (AP)
Cliff Floyd played long ball for the second straight night, hitting his fifth homer of the season to back Scott Kazmir, who stifled the White Sox with seven scoreless innings for his fifth victory in May -- a Rays record for wins in a month.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (30-25)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 2, Chi White Sox 0   TB
Tampa Bay (34-22)
Won 2
May 31, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 1
Tampa Bay
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 X   2 5 0
Standings thru 5/31/08  |  Recap: CWS | TB  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Rays stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, SS3000101.242
Ramirez, 2B3010011.234
  a-Thome, PH1000011.207
  Uribe, 2B0000000.198
Quentin, LF3000122.293
Dye, RF4010002.293
Konerko, DH3000111.206
Crede, 3B3010111.271
  1-Ozuna, PR0000000.250
Hall, C3010001.372
  b-Pierzynski, PH1000002.279
Anderson, B, CF4000023.221
Swisher, 1B2000110.201
Totals300405915 

a-Struck out for Ramirez in the 8th. b-Flied out for Hall in the 9th.
1-Ran for Crede in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (5, Kazmir).
TB: Ramirez 2; Dye; Crede; Hall.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dye; Quentin; Anderson, B.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cabrera 2 (9, 2nd base off Howell/Navarro, 3rd base off Howell/Navarro).
PO: Crede (2nd base by Kazmir).

FIELDING
E: Cabrera (2, pickoff).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4100031.276
Crawford, LF3020110.277
Upton, CF3001102.304
Pena, 1B4010033.220
Longoria, 3B3000013.247
Floyd, DH3111021.281
Navarro, C3000001.352
Hinske, RF3000020.247
  Gross, RF0000000.218
Bartlett, SS3010000.249
Totals2925221211 

BATTING
2B: Crawford (7, Vazquez), Pena (6, Vazquez).
HR: Floyd (5, 4th inning off Vazquez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Crawford 3; Pena 2; Floyd 4; Bartlett.
RBI: Upton (34), Floyd (14).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Longoria 2; Pena.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford (15, 2nd base off Vazquez/Hall).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Kazmir (Crede at 2nd base).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vazquez (L, 5-4)7.052221013.43
Logan 1.00000202.37
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kazmir (W, 5-1)7.03003601.22
Reyes (H, 2)0.10001103.86
Howell (H, 2)0.20000203.57
Wheeler (H, 13)0.11001002.08
Miller (H, 6)0.10000003.63
Balfour (S, 1)0.10000000.00

WP: Kazmir.
Pitches-strikes: Vazquez 108-73, Logan 11-7, Kazmir 109-71, Reyes 10-3, Howell 9-6, Wheeler 13-8, Miller 7-6, Balfour 2-1.
Ground outs-fly outs: Vazquez 8-3, Logan 1-0, Kazmir 1-13, Reyes 0-0, Howell 0-0, Wheeler 0-1, Miller 0-1, Balfour 0-1.
Batters faced: Vazquez 28, Logan 3, Kazmir 26, Reyes 2, Howell 2, Wheeler 3, Miller 1, Balfour 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Howell 1-0, Miller 2-0, Balfour 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:46.
Att: 36,048.

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