Originally written April 28, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
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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...
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