Vladimir Guerrero puts Rangers up 5-0
Hamilton led off the inning by reaching on a error, a bad play by Sean Rodriguez, who tried to backhand it and then made a poor throw to first in the dirt that Carlos Pena couldn't scoop. Hamilton then stole second on Price's first pitch, sliding head-first right onto his sore ribs. But, he showed no ill-effects as he scored on Guerrero's crank.
Meanwhile, Cliff Lee is cruising after a rough start. He got out of a bases-loaded jam in the first and four of the first eight Rays batters got hits. But, he's put up two consecutive one-two-three innings and has retired the last nine Rays he's faced.
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