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Box > Texas 5, Tampa Bay 3
Rangers answer Bell, beat Rays
The Rays had the go-ahead run at the plate in the ninth, but came up short Friday in dropping their fourth in a row.
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Laynce Nix hit a two-run homer in Friday night's win vs. Tampa Bay. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Kenny Rogers won his 14th as Laynce Nix's two-run homer highlighted a five-run output off the Rays' Rob Bell.
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Tampa Bay (54-62)
Lost 4
Texas 5, Tampa Bay 3  
Texas (62-52)
Won 1
August 13, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   3 10 1
Texas
0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 X   5 6 0
Standings through 8/13/04  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Rangers Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crawford, LF-CF4020110.304
Lugo, SS3010202.277
Baldelli, CF1000001.279
Rolls, LF3000012.163
a-Blum, PH1000002.204
Huff, 3B5110003.288
Cruz, RF4010001.232
Martinez, 1B3111111.274
Upton, DH4130000.345
Hall, C4012004.268
Cantu, 2B4000001.265
Totals3631034317 

a-Grounded into a forceout for Rolls in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Upton (2, Rogers), Crawford (20, Cordero).
HR: Martinez (18, 2nd inning off Rogers, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Crawford 3; Lugo; Huff; Cruz; Martinez 4; Upton 4; Hall.
RBI: Martinez (54), Hall 2 (48).
2-out RBI: Martinez, Hall 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hall 3, Huff.
GIDP: Baldelli.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Cantu (2, throw).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, 2B4111011.286
Dellucci, LF3111100.265
Young, M, SS4000022.319
Blalock, 3B3110101.271
Teixeira, 1B4021001.259
Nix, CF4112003.267
Young, E, DH3000001.321
Matthews, RF3000001.271
Barajas, C2100100.242
Totals305653310 

BATTING
HR: Nix (12, 2nd inning off Bell, 1 on, 1 out), Soriano (24, 5th inning off Bell, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Soriano 4; Dellucci; Blalock; Teixeira 2; Nix 4.
RBI: Nix 2 (35), Dellucci (45), Soriano (72), Teixeira (70).
2-out RBI: Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock, Matthews, Nix.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Rogers-Young, M-Teixeira).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bell (L, 5-6)4.26553224.70
Miller 0.10000002.55
Harper 2.00000104.05
Seay 1.00000001.80
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 14-5)5.27333214.61
Almanzar (H, 13)1.01000103.28
Mahay (H, 8)1.01000002.42
Cordero (S, 34)1.11001001.85

WP: Bell 2.
Balk: Cordero.
Pitches-strikes: Bell 75-45, Miller 3-1, Harper 25-15, Seay 8-5, Rogers 100-57, Almanzar 15-10, Mahay 14-12, Cordero 28-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bell 4-8, Miller 0-1, Harper 3-2, Seay 1-2, Rogers 10-5, Almanzar 0-2, Mahay 3-0, Cordero 4-0.
Batters faced: Bell 23, Miller 1, Harper 6, Seay 3, Rogers 26, Almanzar 4, Mahay 4, Cordero 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller 2-0, Almanzar 1-0, Mahay 1-0, Cordero 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Larry Poncino. 3B: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:39.
Att: 30,266.

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