<
>

Cliff Lee strands runner at 2nd, leads 2-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Texas Rangers ace Cliff Lee threw a giant curve that caught Ben Zobrist looking with a runner at second to end the fifth inning. Texas leads 2-1.

Lee has retired eight of the last nine batters he's faced and five by strikeout, giving him six for the game. He gave up a 10-pitch double to Jason Bartlett with two outs in the fifth and left him there. Lee has allowed five hits.