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Boxscore > Texas 6, Tampa Bay 1
Drese delivers one for the thumb
An RBI double in the ninth by recent call-up Midre Cummings was all the Rays' offense could muster Wednesday, as Tampa Bay lost a chance to win its first series of the season.
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Texas' pitching appears to have finally caught up to its hitting, as Ryan Drese delivered 6 1/3 scoreless innings to lead the Rangers to their fifth straight series win Wednesday.
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Tampa Bay (9-17)
Lost 1
Texas 6, Tampa Bay 1  
Texas (18-10)
Won 1
May 5, 2004
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Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 7 0
Texas
0 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 X   6 11 1
Standings through 5/5/04  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Rangers Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crawford, LF5000015.306
Cruz, RF3000111.217
Huff, 3B3000011.189
Baldelli, CF4020000.274
Fick, DH4000004.204
Lugo, SS4120012.287
Martinez, 1B4000002.274
Fordyce, C3010011.194
a-Cummings, PH10110001.000
Blum, 2B3010102.213
Totals341712518 

a-Doubled for Fordyce in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Blum (3, Drese), Lugo (6, Brocail), Cummings (1, Brocail).
TB: Baldelli 2; Lugo 3; Fordyce; Cummings 2; Blum 2.
RBI: Cummings (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fick, Crawford 3, Lugo.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lugo (3, 2nd base off Drese/Barajas).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Waechter (Young, M at 1st base).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS4142000.377
Blalock, 3B4120002.322
Soriano, 2B4000015.304
Fullmer, DH2110000.241
a-Perry, PH-DH1011000.262
Teixeira, 1B4121012.234
Dellucci, LF3001101.310
Jordan, RF4000001.111
Nix, CF3100120.348
Barajas, C3111001.303
Totals3261162412 

a-Singled for Fullmer in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Blalock (9, Gaudin).
3B: Young, M (3, Waechter).
HR: Teixeira (4, 2nd inning off Waechter, 0 on, 1 out), Barajas (3, 7th inning off Waechter, 0 on, 1 out), Young, M (5, 7th inning off Gaudin, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Young, M 9; Blalock 3; Fullmer; Perry; Teixeira 5; Barajas 4.
RBI: Teixeira (10), Young, M 2 (22), Dellucci (11), Barajas (7), Perry (6).
2-out RBI: Perry.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano 2.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Young, M (1, 2nd base by Waechter/Fordyce), Fullmer (1, 2nd base by Waechter/Fordyce), Dellucci (1, 2nd base by Waechter/Fordyce).
PO: Young, M (1st base by Waechter).

FIELDING
E: Barajas (1, throw).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Waechter (L, 1-2)6.18442224.26
Gaudin 0.12220013.18
Halama 1.11000202.08
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Drese (W, 2-0)6.15002402.25
Mahay (H, 3)1.00000103.72
Almanzar 0.20000004.30
Brocail 1.021100010.80

HBP: Fullmer (by Waechter), Huff (by Drese).
Pitches-strikes: Waechter 103-60, Gaudin 5-3, Halama 19-12, Drese 100-60, Mahay 12-9, Almanzar 4-4, Brocail 11-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Waechter 4-10, Gaudin 0-1, Halama 1-1, Drese 5-10, Mahay 1-1, Almanzar 0-2, Brocail 1-2.
Batters faced: Waechter 27, Gaudin 3, Halama 5, Drese 27, Mahay 3, Almanzar 2, Brocail 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Halama 1-1, Mahay 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 22 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 21,082.

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