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Kuo fans eight in setback
Devil Rays 9, Dodgers 4
Luis Gonzalez's homer is the first into the tank filled with cownose rays. (Steve Nesius/AP)
 Gonzalez's two-run home run
Hong-Chih Kuo struck out eight in just 5 1/3 innings, but he endured his second straight loss. Luis Gonzalez had two hits, including a two-run homer that moved him into third place all-time among left fielders.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (42-33)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 9, LA Dodgers 4   TB
Tampa Bay (33-40)
Won 2
June 24, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   4 11 2
Tampa Bay
0 1 0 1 0 2 5 0 X   9 11 0
Standings thru 6/24/07  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS3110101.277
Pierre, CF4020001.277
Martin, DH4010002.290
Gonzalez, LF3222101.295
Loney, 1B4122002.429
Kemp, RF4020021.431
Betemit, 3B4000022.192
Lieberthal, C3000000.184
  a-Anderson, PH1000011.231
Abreu, 2B3010000.269
Totals3341142511 

a-Struck out for Lieberthal in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Loney (3, Jackson), Gonzalez (17, Jackson).
HR: Gonzalez (10, 1st inning off Jackson, 1 on, 2 out), Loney (2, 9th inning off Hammel, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Furcal; Pierre 2; Martin; Gonzalez 6; Loney 6; Kemp 2; Abreu.
RBI: Gonzalez 2 (38), Loney 2 (7).
2-out RBI: Gonzalez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kemp; Loney.
GIDP: Martin; Pierre; Loney.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kemp (1, 2nd base by Jackson/Navarro), Pierre (8, 2nd base by Jackson/Navarro).

FIELDING
E: Lieberthal (2, missed catch), Beimel (1, throw).
DP: (Betemit-Abreu-Loney).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 3B3100120.311
Harris, SS5221012.314
Crawford, LF4222021.303
Wigginton, 1B3222101.280
Young, CF4022011.279
Gomes, DH3000113.273
Mohr, RF4000024.000
Navarro, C4120000.180
Wilson, 2B4110011.218
Totals34911731013 

BATTING
2B: Harris (15, Kuo), Crawford (19, Beimel).
HR: Wigginton (13, 2nd inning off Kuo, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Harris 3; Crawford 3; Wigginton 5; Young 2; Navarro 2; Wilson.
RBI: Wigginton 2 (38), Young 2 (43), Harris (33), Crawford 2 (48).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mohr.
S: Iwamura.
GIDP: Harris.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: 4 (Navarro-Harris, Iwamura-Wilson-Wigginton, Harris-Wilson-Wigginton, Wilson-Wigginton).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kuo (L, 1-3)5.14331816.33
Seanez 0.21101103.63
Beimel 0.04550004.70
Tomko 1.01000105.58
Hendrickson 1.01001004.41
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson (W, 1-8)6.09221217.39
Witasick (H, 3)1.00000104.43
Glover 1.00000004.66
Hammel 1.02221214.50

Beimel pitched to 5 batters in the 7th.

WP: Seanez.
Pitches-strikes: Kuo 95-63, Seanez 18-10, Beimel 14-10, Tomko 13-8, Hendrickson 15-6, Jackson 89-49, Witasick 11-8, Glover 12-7, Hammel 29-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Kuo 3-5, Seanez 0-1, Beimel 0-0, Tomko 1-1, Hendrickson 2-1, Jackson 10-4, Witasick 1-1, Glover 2-1, Hammel 0-1.
Batters faced: Kuo 21, Seanez 4, Beimel 5, Tomko 4, Hendrickson 4, Jackson 23, Witasick 3, Glover 3, Hammel 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Seanez 1-1, Tomko 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Adam Dowdy. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:55.
Att: 18,248.

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