Edwin Jackson has now won six of his last seven starts. (AP)
By Brittany Ghiroli / MLB.com
Edwin Jackson hurled seven solid innings, giving up just one run on six hits, while he was backed by a pair of Cliff Floyd RBIs. With the win, the Rays took the series and extended their lead over Boston in the AL East to 4 1/2 games.
BATTING 2B: Iwamura 2 (26, Litsch, Litsch). 3B: Gross (3, Litsch). HR:
Floyd, C (10, 3rd inning off Litsch, 0 on, 2 out), Aybar, W (8, 6th inning off Litsch, 0 on, 1 out). TB:
Gross 3; Upton, B 2; Floyd, C 4; Aybar, W 6; Iwamura 4; Riggans. RBI: Floyd, C 2 (27), Aybar, W (21). 2-out
RBI: Floyd, C. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hinske; Riggans; Baldelli. SF:
Floyd, C. Team RISP: 1-for-6. Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING SB: Upton,
B (38, 2nd base off Litsch/Barajas). PO: Upton, B (2nd base by Litsch).
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