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Rays out of first
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Red Sox 5, Rays 1
After taking a throw from B.J. Upton, Dioner Navarro tags out Manny Ramirez. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Other than a three-run third inning, Edwin Jackson held the Red Sox in check, but the Rays could do little against Josh Beckett and Boston's bullpen and fell into second place. Eric Hinske's RBI single in the fourth produced the club's lone run.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (35-24)
Lost 2
Boston 5, Tampa Bay 1   BOS
Boston (37-25)
Won 2
June 4, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 1
Boston
0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 X   5 11 0
Standings thru 6/4/08  |  Recap: TB | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Red Sox stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4020000.276
Crawford, LF4010022.274
Upton, CF4000032.301
  Ruggiano, CF0000000.250
Floyd, DH3010010.271
  a-Gomes, PH-DH1000001.213
Longoria, 3B3120102.244
Navarro, C4000003.328
Hinske, 1B4021011.250
Gross, RF4000023.221
Bartlett, SS3000011.240
Totals3418111015 

a-Grounded out for Floyd in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hinske (10, Beckett), Longoria (10, Beckett).
TB: Iwamura 2; Crawford; Floyd; Longoria 3; Hinske 3.
RBI: Hinske (28).
2-out RBI: Hinske.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Longoria; Bartlett; Gross.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hinske (5, 3rd base off Beckett/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Jackson (1, pickoff).
Outfield assists: Upton (Ramirez at home).
DP: (Upton-Navarro).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, LF5121002.287
Pedroia, 2B3000113.273
Drew, RF3221101.302
Ramirez, DH3011112.296
Lowell, 3B4010002.283
Youkilis, 1B4121011.309
Varitek, C4010023.268
Crisp, CF2121100.261
Lugo, SS3000112.271
Totals3151155616 

BATTING
2B: Drew (9, Jackson).
TB: Ellsbury 2; Drew 3; Ramirez; Lowell; Youkilis 2; Varitek; Crisp 2.
RBI: Ellsbury (22), Drew (27), Ramirez (40), Crisp (14), Youkilis (36).
2-out RBI: Drew; Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia; Youkilis.
SF: Crisp.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Drew (2, 2nd base off Hammel/Navarro), Crisp (8, 2nd base off Hammel/Navarro).
CS: Crisp (2, 2nd base by Hammel/Navarro).

FIELDING
DP: (Youkilis).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson (L, 3-5)5.06443403.95
Hammel 2.25112204.72
Miller 0.10000003.57
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 6-4)6.07110504.07
Delcarmen (H, 8)1.00000304.32
Okajima 1.01000202.02
Hansen 1.00001004.91

WP: Jackson.
Pitches-strikes: Jackson 94-60, Hammel 44-24, Miller 6-3, Beckett 92-57, Delcarmen 16-10, Okajima 22-13, Hansen 10-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jackson 2-9, Hammel 1-2, Miller 0-1, Beckett 6-6, Delcarmen 0-0, Okajima 1-0, Hansen 2-1.
Batters faced: Jackson 24, Hammel 12, Miller 1, Beckett 24, Delcarmen 3, Okajima 4, Hansen 4.
EjectionsTampa Bay Rays center fielder B. J. Upton ejected by HP umpire Paul Emmel. (8th).
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 56 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 8 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:13.
Att: 37,474.

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