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Ace comes up big
Devil Rays 1, Red Sox 0
Al Reyes pitched a perfect ninth for his 24th save of the season. (Steven Senne/AP)
Scott Kazmir continued his mastery of the team with baseball's best record on Monday, shutting down the Red Sox over seven innings in the series opener at Fenway. Kazmir fanned 10 and reached 200 strikeouts for the first time in his career. The Rays have now won three straight.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (61-83)
Won 3
Tampa Bay 1, Boston 0   BOS
Boston (87-58)
Lost 1
September 10, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 7 0
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Standings thru 9/10/07  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 3B4010001.284
Crawford, LF4010020.314
Pena, 1B4000032.275
Upton, CF4000020.310
Young, RF4030000.296
  Gomes, RF0000000.243
Harris, 2B4000003.281
Norton, DH3120100.223
Navarro, C1000012.220
Wilson, SS2001001.253
Totals30171189 

BATTING
2B: Norton (6, Schilling).
TB: Iwamura; Crawford; Young 3; Norton 3.
RBI: Wilson (23).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro; Pena; Iwamura.
S: Navarro 2.
SF: Wilson.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Upton (Ellsbury at 1st base).
DP: (Upton-Pena).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, DH4010011.239
Crisp, CF3010112.269
Pedroia, 2B4010013.325
Lowell, 3B4000034.321
Kielty, RF3010021.250
  a-Ortiz, PH1000000.318
Youkilis, 1B4000022.287
Varitek, C2000220.261
Ellsbury, LF3010013.370
Cora, SS3000004.236
Totals3105031320 

a-Grounded out for Kielty in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Lugo; Crisp; Pedroia; Kielty; Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 2; Cora.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crisp (24, 2nd base off Wheeler/Navarro).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Crisp (Young at 1st base).
DP: (Crisp-Cora-Youkilis).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kazmir (W, 12-8)7.050021003.65
Wheeler (H, 15)1.00001205.26
Reyes (S, 24)1.00000104.61
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Schilling (L, 8-7)6.05111503.93
Corey 1.01000000.00
Lopez 0.20000203.13
Timlin 1.11000103.31

WP: Kazmir.
Pitches-strikes: Kazmir 118-80, Wheeler 16-9, Reyes 15-13, Schilling 99-66, Corey 8-7, Lopez 8-7, Timlin 9-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Kazmir 4-7, Wheeler 0-1, Reyes 1-1, Schilling 6-7, Corey 3-0, Lopez 0-0, Timlin 0-3.
Batters faced: Kazmir 27, Wheeler 4, Reyes 3, Schilling 24, Corey 4, Lopez 2, Timlin 4.
Umpires: HP: Chad Fairchild. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Greg Gibson. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 63 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:56.
Att: 36,907.

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