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Kazmir great in win
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Rays 12, Rangers 4
Scott Kazmir struck out six and walked none Friday. (David Pellerin/AP)
Scott Kazmir provided another excellent outing, allowing just two runs in eight innings. Tampa Bay also got home runs from Evan Longoria, B.J. Upton, Dioner Navarro and Eric Hinske. Longoria reached base three times in the win in Arlington.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (36-25)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 12, Texas 4   TEX
Texas (31-32)
Lost 1
June 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 6   12 13 1
Texas
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2   4 8 2
Standings thru 6/6/08  |  Recap: TB | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Rangers stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B6110012.273
Crawford, LF5111001.268
Upton, CF4311100.294
Floyd, DH4100112.250
Longoria, 3B4221111.250
Hinske, 1B3123110.258
Navarro, C5222003.329
Gross, RF5120011.229
Bartlett, SS5022002.243
Totals411213104512 

BATTING
2B: Gross 2 (7, Tejeda, Loe).
3B: Crawford (4, Loe).
HR: Longoria (8, 5th inning off Padilla, 0 on, 0 out), Upton (4, 6th inning off Padilla, 0 on, 2 out), Navarro (2, 8th inning off Tejeda, 1 on, 2 out), Hinske (11, 9th inning off Loe, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura; Crawford 3; Upton 4; Longoria 5; Hinske 5; Navarro 5; Gross 4; Bartlett 2.
RBI: Longoria (29), Upton (35), Hinske 3 (31), Navarro 2 (20), Crawford (31), Bartlett 2 (11).
2-out RBI: Upton; Navarro 2; Hinske 2; Bartlett 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro; Bartlett.
SF: Hinske.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton 2 (20, 2nd base off Tejeda/Saltalamacchia, 3rd base off Tejeda/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Upton (2, fielding).
Pickoffs: Kazmir (Murphy at 1st base).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4111000.305
Vazquez, SS4000000.317
Hamilton, CF3010010.322
  Boggs, LF1000000.275
Bradley, RF3210111.337
Murphy, DH4120000.294
Byrd, LF-CF3022000.244
Laird, 3B4011002.268
Shelton, 1B4000033.215
Saltalamacchia, C3000021.268
Totals33484177 

BATTING
2B: Bradley (18, Kazmir), Laird (9, Kazmir), Byrd (4, Reyes).
HR: Kinsler (8, 8th inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler 4; Hamilton; Bradley 2; Murphy 2; Byrd 3; Laird 2.
RBI: Byrd 2 (10), Kinsler (36), Laird (21).
2-out RBI: Kinsler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Shelton 2.
SF: Byrd.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Murphy (2, 2nd base by Kazmir/Navarro).
PO: Murphy (1st base by Kazmir).

FIELDING
E: Shelton (1, fielding), Vazquez (6, fielding).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kazmir (W, 6-1)8.06220611.40
Reyes 1.02221104.30
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (L, 7-3)6.05332323.73
Tejeda 1.233321113.50
Loe 1.15600112.16

WP: Padilla 2.
Pitches-strikes: Kazmir 111-75, Reyes 29-21, Padilla 94-63, Tejeda 38-20, Loe 39-28.
Ground outs-fly outs: Kazmir 10-7, Reyes 1-1, Padilla 6-9, Tejeda 0-4, Loe 2-1.
Batters faced: Kazmir 29, Reyes 6, Padilla 25, Tejeda 10, Loe 11.
Inherited runners-scored: Loe 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 91 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:09.
Att: 21,783.

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