The Rangers head to the ninth inning of Game 5 with a 3-1 lead after Cliff Lee delivered a 10-pitch, 1-2-3 eighth inning. He got Jason Bartlett on a flyball to center to start the inning. Bartlett had been 3 for 3. Ben Zobrist then struck out, giving Lee 10 for a second game in the series and a fourth in his career. Carl Crawford popped out to center field to end the inning.
Rafael Soriano is on for the Rays.
Due up for Rangers: Nelson Cruz (2 for 3, 2B, SB, R), Ian Kinsler (2 for 3, RBI), Francoeur (0 for 3).
-- Jeff Wilson