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Rays stung in Texas
Rangers 7, Devil Rays 4
Andy Sonnanstine was pulled after 4 2/3 innings after giving up five runs. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
 Harris' two-run double
The Rays finally got to the Rangers for three runs in the fifth inning, but Andy Sonnanstine couldn't hold the lead, giving up three in the bottom of the inning on the way to a loss in the series opener. Carl Crawford extended his hitting streak to 11 games.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (44-71)
Lost 1
Texas 7, Tampa Bay 4   TEX
Texas (50-65)
Won 1
August 10, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0   4 9 2
Texas
0 0 2 0 3 2 0 0 X   7 9 1
Standings thru 8/10/07  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Rangers Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 3B4101121.293
Crawford, LF5120002.317
Upton, CF5120001.328
Pena, 1B2001310.269
Young, DH4011004.297
Harris, 2B4011011.298
Gomes, RF4000012.260
Navarro, C4130010.209
Zobrist, SS4000013.170
Totals364944714 

BATTING
2B: Navarro (13, Wood).
TB: Crawford 2; Upton 2; Young; Harris; Navarro 4.
RBI: Pena (73), Young (62), Harris (44), Iwamura (16).
2-out RBI: Harris.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young 2; Gomes; Crawford.
SF: Young.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Sonnanstine (1, throw), Iwamura (7, fielding).
DP: (Iwamura-Harris-Pena).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Catalanotto, LF4135001.252
  Murphy, LF0000000.500
Kinsler, 2B4110003.255
Young, SS4012013.305
Byrd, CF4000032.313
Cruz, RF4000031.212
Botts, DH4010010.222
Laird, C4100011.231
Saltalamacchia, 1B3220000.264
  Wilkerson, 1B1000010.227
Vazquez, 3B2210200.245
Totals3479721011 

BATTING
2B: Young (31, Sonnanstine), Saltalamacchia (9, Sonnanstine).
HR: Catalanotto (8, 5th inning off Sonnanstine, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Catalanotto 6; Kinsler; Young 2; Botts; Saltalamacchia 3; Vazquez.
RBI: Young 2 (62), Catalanotto 5 (33).
2-out RBI: Young 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Cruz; Young 2.
GIDP: Kinsler.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (13, 2nd base off Salas/Navarro).

FIELDING
E: Saltalamacchia (4, fielding).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sonnanstine (L, 1-8)4.17551316.35
Salas 1.01210103.33
Balfour 1.21001407.59
Switzer 1.000002016.88
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McCarthy 4.26303304.79
Wood (W, 2-1)2.12110104.50
Francisco (H, 14)0.21001204.73
Wilson (S, 4)1.10000102.22

WP: Francisco.
Pitches-strikes: Sonnanstine 78-51, Salas 18-9, Balfour 38-24, Switzer 17-9, McCarthy 102-59, Wood 31-21, Francisco 19-11, Wilson 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sonnanstine 6-4, Salas 1-1, Balfour 1-0, Switzer 0-1, McCarthy 4-7, Wood 4-2, Francisco 0-0, Wilson 1-2.
Batters faced: Sonnanstine 21, Salas 5, Balfour 7, Switzer 3, McCarthy 24, Wood 9, Francisco 4, Wilson 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Salas 1-0, Balfour 2-2, Wood 2-0, Wilson 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Angel Campos. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 95 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:09.
Att: 28,314.

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