Tampa Bay 9, Boston 6

BOSTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Brent Abernathy had a pair of RBI singles Saturday and Randy Winn homered -- all in a seven-run seventh inning - as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays rallied for a 9-6 v

Tampa Bay 7, Baltimore 3

BALTIMORE, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Randy Winn's infield hit kept alive a seven-run second and Paul Wilson pitched eight strong innings as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays opened a season-high 13-game roa

Kansas City 7, Tampa Bay 3 (12 inn.)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Brent Mayne tied the game with a two-out homer in the ninth inning and Mike Sweeney and Raul Ibanez homered in the 12th Saturday night to power the Kansas City

Kansas City 6, Tampa Bay 5

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Raul Ibanez belted a two-run homer with two out in the ninth inning Friday night as the Kansas City Royals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-5 victory

Cleveland 6, Tampa Bay 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Karim Garcia continued his hot streak with two hits and three RBI and Mark Wohlers worked out of trouble in the ninth inning Wednesday night as the Cleveland In

Tampa Bay 13, Kansas City 6

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Jared Sandberg homered twice and rookie Carl Crawford had his first career home run Saturdy night as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays produced a franchise-record six ti

Tampa Bay 4, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Paul Wilson tossed eight innings and Jason Conti and rookie Carl Crawford had two hits apiece Thursday night as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays snapped a three-game lo

Tampa Bay 10, Chicago 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff and Jared Sandberg hit back-to-back home runs off Mark Buehrle in the sixth inning Sunday as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays routed the Chicago White Sox,

Tampa Bay 6, Chi. White Sox 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Paul Wilson allowed two runs and five hits in eight innings Saturday night to help carry the Tampa Bay Devil Rays to a 6-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox.

Tampa Bay 9, Boston 5

BOSTON, July 24 (UPI) -- A three-run homer by Andy Sheets highlighted a six-run second inning Wednesday night as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays held off the Boston Red Sox, 9-5.
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Carl Crawford
Tampa Bay Rays and member of the American League All Star Team, Carl Crawford displays the trophy he has won for being voted the Most Valuable Player of the 2009 MLB All Star Game played at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 14, 2009. The American League won the game 4-3. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Carl Demonte Crawford (born August 5, 1981, in Houston, Texas) is an American professional baseball outfielder who plays for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He bats and throws left-handed. Crawford has more triples (110) than any other active baseball player.

Crawford, a native of the Fifth Ward area of Houston, attended Jefferson Davis High School in Houston, Texas, and was a letterman in football, basketball, and baseball. In baseball, he batted .638 as a senior. Crawford was offered scholarships to play basketball as a point guard at UCLA. He also had an option to play college football as an option quarterback at Nebraska, USC, Oklahoma, Florida, and Tulsa. He had originally signed a letter of intent to play football for Nebraska but he turned down both offers in favor of a baseball career.

Crawford was drafted by the Devil Rays in the second round (52nd overall) of the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft.

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