ARLINGTON -- Scott Kazmir went eight innings to win his career-best sixth straight start, Evan Longoria hit one of Tampa Bay's four homers and the Rays beat the Texas Rangers 12-4 Friday night.
Kazmir allowed two runs and six hits, struck out six and walked
none. B.J. Upton, Dioner Navarro and Eric Hinske also connected to
help the Rays avoid matching their longest skid of the season.