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Rays shut down Texas
Devil Rays 3, Rangers 0
Brendan Harris follows through on a single that scored Delmon Young.  (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
 Cruz's diving grab
Edwin Jackson has been pitching well, but even he couldn't have expected this. The Devil Rays took the middle game behind Jackson's four-hit, eight-strikeout shutout performance, the first of his career. Carl Crawford extended his hitting streak to 12 games, one shy of his career high.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (45-71)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 3, Texas 0   TEX
Texas (50-66)
Lost 1
August 11, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   3 8 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
Standings thru 8/11/07  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Rangers Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 3B4000011.289
Crawford, LF4120010.318
Upton, DH-CF4000022.324
Young, CF-RF4121001.298
Harris, 2B4011012.297
Gomes, RF3000110.256
  Jackson, P0000000.500
Wilson, SS4110012.248
Norton, 1B3011020.205
  Pena, 1B1010000.271
Paul, C4000002.184
Totals353831910 

BATTING
2B: Young 2 (29, Rheinecker, Rheinecker), Norton (4, Rheinecker).
3B: Crawford (9, Wright).
TB: Crawford 4; Young 4; Harris; Wilson; Norton 2; Pena.
RBI: Young (63), Norton (12), Harris (45).
2-out RBI: Young; Harris.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Harris 2; Iwamura; Wilson.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Wilson-Harris-Pena 2).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4000011.252
Wilkerson, LF3010121.228
Young, SS4010002.305
Botts, DH3000012.205
Cruz, RF3000000.208
Laird, C3010010.232
Saltalamacchia, 1B3000021.260
Vazquez, 3B3000011.242
Murphy, CF3010001.400
Totals29040189 

BATTING
2B: Wilkerson (13, Jackson), Murphy (1, Jackson).
TB: Wilkerson 2; Young; Laird; Murphy 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Botts; Wilkerson.
GIDP: Botts; Young.
Team LOB: 3.

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson (W, 3-11)9.04001805.84
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rheinecker (L, 1-1)6.06331606.75
Wright 2.21000304.31
Murray 0.11000007.94

Pitches-strikes: Jackson 110-73, Rheinecker 92-63, Wright 36-22, Murray 3-3.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jackson 12-7, Rheinecker 9-3, Wright 3-2, Murray 0-1.
Batters faced: Jackson 30, Rheinecker 25, Wright 9, Murray 2.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Angel Campos.
Weather: 96 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:14 (:05 delay).
Att: 36,709.

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