The Rays have not scored since Desmond Jennings' solo homer in the seventh inning Friday, which means:
• They were shut out in back-to-back games by the same team for the first time since April 28-29, 2004, at Boston.
• They were shut out in back-to-back games for the first time since Sept. 7-8, 2008, at Toronto and Boston.
• They were shut out in back-to-back games for the sixth time in franchise history.
• They were shut out for the fourth and fifth times this season.
• They have been scoreless for 21 innings, five off the team record set by the 106-loss team in 2002.
Next game: Tuesday, vs. Blue Jays, 7:10 p.m., Tropicana Field, Sun Sports.
RH James Shields (9-7, 4.24)
LH J.A. Happ (0-0, 5.14)
Wednesday: vs. Blue Jays, 7:10, Sun Sports. Rays — Alex Cobb (5-8, 4.60); Jays — Carlos Villanueva (6-1, 3.19)
Thursday: vs. Blue Jays, 1:10, no TV. Rays — Matt Moore (8-7, 3.84); Jays — Henderson Alvarez, RHP (7-8, 4.47)
Friday: at Twins, 8:10, Sun Sports. Rays — Jeremy Hellickson (6-7, 3.43); Twins — TBA
Rays disabled list
(with eligible-to-return date)
• C Robinson Chirinos, concussion, 60-day, June 5
• OF Brandon Guyer, left shoulder surgery, 60-day, July 13
• 3B Evan Longoria, left hamstring tear, 60-day, June 30
• RHP Jeff Niemann, right leg fracture, 60-day, July 14
• DH Luke Scott, oblique strain, 15-day, 15-day, Aug. 5
* out for season
Marc Topkin, Times staff writer
Quote of the day
"I know I didn't hug him. And I would know."
OF Matt Joyce, on the incorrectly reported farewell of teammate Ben Zobrist
Interesting number of the day
450 Approximate number of dogs in the tbt* Party Deck for the Rays first Bark in the Park event, along with 29,530 humans.
. For more photos and video from the event, go to links.tampabay.com
Positive stat of the day
21 Consecutive innings pitched by Fernando Rodney without allowing a run, tying the team record set in 2005 by Joe Borowski