The 10th-year slugger Matsui managed to make his Rays debut a memorable one, cracking a first-pitch homer to put the Rays up 2-0 in the fourth inning. Matsui unfortunately offered the only Rays offense on a night when they needed much more.
SP James Shields pitched well through the first five innings -- and even managed to finish the day with 8 strikeouts and just 1 walk -- but a flurry of singles in the sixth inning allowed the White Sox to tack five runs on the board, leading to an eventual 7-2 victory.
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|Tampa Bay Rays||0||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||2|