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Shields's outing goes to waste

Rays squandered scoring chances

James Shields got off to a strong start for Tampa Bay, blanking the Sox until the visitors pushed across a run in the fifth. James Shields got off to a strong start for Tampa Bay, blanking the Sox until the visitors pushed across a run in the fifth. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
By Michael Vega
Globe Staff / October 11, 2008

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Oh, the wasteful practices the Rays exhibited in last night's 2-0 loss to the Red Sox in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. They left the FieldTurf surface at Tropicana Field littered with opportunities to score runs for their starting pitcher, James Shields, who absorbed the loss after allowing just two runs on six ... (Full article: 557 words)

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