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Hot start: Hunter tosses complete game

Making his first start of the season, right-hander Tommy Hunter overcame 101-degree temperatures in Arlington to allow just one run on five hits with four strikeouts in a complete-game victory over the Rays.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jaso, C4000001.292
Crawford, C, LF4000001.307
Longoria, 3B4010021.312
Zobrist, RF4010002.314
Pena, C, 1B4000012.169
Blalock, DH4010002.225
Rodriguez, S, 2B3111000.247
Brignac, SS3010010.295
Upton, B, CF3000001.218
Totals331510410.255
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS4122003.307
Young, M, 3B4000013.320
Kinsler, 2B3110100.260
Guerrero, DH4010003.332
Hamilton, LF4112011.299
Gentry, LF0000000.250
Murphy, Dv, RF4110010.255
Smoak, 1B3110111.211
Ramirez, M, C4120001.262
Borbon, CF2011012.256
Totals3261052514.274
BATTING
2B: Blalock (1, Hunter, T), Longoria (18, Hunter, T).
HR: Rodriguez, S (2, 2nd inning off Hunter, T, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Longoria 2; Brignac; Rodriguez, S 4; Blalock 2; Zobrist.
RBI: Rodriguez, S (16).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez, S.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zobrist; Jaso; Blalock.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C (18, 2nd base off Hunter, T/Ramirez, M), Upton, B (16, 2nd base off Hunter, T/Ramirez, M).
CS: Blalock (1, 3rd base by Hunter, T/Ramirez, M).

FIELDING
E: Longoria (8, fielding), Rodriguez, S (1, fielding).
DP: 3 (Brignac-Rodriguez, S-Pena, C 2, Longoria-Rodriguez, S-Pena, C).

BATTING
2B: Andrus (7, Shields), Guerrero (10, Shields).
3B: Andrus (2, Shields).
HR: Hamilton (11, 1st inning off Shields, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler; Andrus 5; Hamilton 4; Borbon; Guerrero 2; Ramirez, M 2; Murphy, Dv; Smoak.
RBI: Hamilton 2 (32), Andrus 2 (16), Borbon (14).
2-out RBI: Hamilton 2; Andrus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, M 2; Andrus; Hamilton.
SAC: Borbon.
GIDP: Guerrero 2, Ramirez, M.
Team RISP: 3-for-13.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Andrus (7, fielding), Ramirez, M (2, throw), Smoak (3, fielding).

Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields(L, 5-4)7.010631413.64
Benoit1.00001100.00
Totals8.010632513.29
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hunter, T(W, 1-0)9.05110411.00
Totals9.05110414.22
WP: Shields 2.
Pitches-strikes: Shields 106-69, Benoit 13-6, Hunter, T 117-76.
Groundouts-flyouts: Shields 14-0, Benoit 1-0, Hunter, T 15-5.
Batters faced: Shields 32, Benoit 3, Hunter, T 33.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 98 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:25.
Att: 25,793.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
June 5, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media