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Kazmir's hot streak halted
Red Sox 6, Devil Rays 0
Carlos Pena look on as Boston catcher Kevin Cash fires to second base. (Mike Carlson/AP)
Young lefty Scott Kazmir, who had been 4-1 with a 1.01 ERA since the All-Star break and shut the Red Sox down last week, gave up six runs in just 5 2/3 frames and took the loss. Meanwhile, the Devil Rays managed just four hits off Tim Wakefield and two relievers.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (75-50)
Won 1
Boston 6, Tampa Bay 0   TB
Tampa Bay (47-77)
Lost 1
August 20, 2007
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Boston
2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   6 8 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
Standings thru 8/20/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B4221100.325
Youkilis, 1B4010111.290
Kielty, LF5100015.209
Ramirez, DH4012022.290
Lowell, 3B2123200.314
Drew, RF4000025.262
Crisp, CF4120010.273
Lugo, SS4000002.239
Cash, C3100121.000
Totals346865916 

BATTING
2B: Lowell (31, Kazmir), Crisp (21, Kazmir).
HR: Lowell (17, 5th inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Pedroia 2; Youkilis; Ramirez; Lowell 6; Crisp 3.
RBI: Lowell 3 (85), Pedroia (38), Ramirez 2 (84).
2-out RBI: Lowell 2; Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Drew 3.
GIDP: Cash.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Youkilis).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 3B3000111.282
Crawford, LF4000011.312
Upton, CF4010001.311
Pena, 1B3010001.266
Young, RF3000021.288
Harris, 2B3000000.293
Gomes, DH3000010.257
Wilson, Jo, SS3010010.238
Paul, C3010011.190
Totals29040176 

BATTING
TB: Upton; Pena; Wilson, Jo; Paul.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena; Paul.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wilson, Jo (4, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash), Iwamura (10, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash).
CS: Upton (7, 2nd base by Wakefield/Cash).

FIELDING
DP: (Wilson, Jo-Harris-Pena).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (W, 15-10)7.04001504.35
Delcarmen 1.00000102.70
Timlin 1.00000103.07
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kazmir (L, 9-8)5.27664813.65
Salas 1.10001103.25
Switzer 2.010000012.86

WP: Kazmir.
IBB: Lowell (by Kazmir).
Pitches-strikes: Wakefield 77-56, Delcarmen 13-7, Timlin 6-5, Kazmir 108-64, Salas 26-14, Switzer 20-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wakefield 5-10, Delcarmen 1-1, Timlin 1-1, Kazmir 5-4, Salas 0-3, Switzer 3-3.
Batters faced: Wakefield 24, Delcarmen 3, Timlin 3, Kazmir 28, Salas 5, Switzer 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Salas 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Adrian Johnson. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:26.
Att: 16,843.

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