ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Colby Lewis allowed one run in six innings, Josh Hamilton had a two-run single and the Texas Rangers snapped Tampa Bay's six-game winning streak, beating the Rays 7-2 Saturday night.
Lewis (3-0) allowed three hits and three walks to improve to 4-0 in his career against the Rays. Tampa Bay's only scoring off Lewis came on Matt Joyce's second-inning homer.
Rays starter Jeff Niemann (1-3) gave up three runs and three walks in 5 2-3 innings. The right-hander has not pitched past the sixth inning in his four starts this season.
Hamilton went 2 for 3 and now leads the AL with 24 RBIs. Texas improved to 16-5 and equaled the best 21-game start in club history.
Adrian Beltre hit a three-run home run off reliever Burke Badenhop in the seventh to give the Rangers a 7-1 lead.
Tampa Bay had been on its longest winning streak in a single season since a seven-game run July 24-30, 2010.
Ian Kinsler walked to start the game and advanced to third on Elvis An...