Damon's hit list
Where Johnny Damon stands on the all-time list:
72. Jimmie Foxx 2,646
73. Rabbit Maranville 2,605
Tim Raines 2,605
75. Johnny Damon 2,600
76. Steve Garvey 2,599
Rays at Orioles
When/where: 7:05 tonight; Camden Yards, Baltimore
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)
RH James Shields (2-1, 2.14)
LH Zach Britton (5-1, 2.63)
Watch for ...
Shields up: Shields has dominated despite not getting much run support. The Rays have scored nine runs in his six starts (and are 5-1). He is fourth in the American League in ERA and has allowed a .211 average. He is 7-5 with a 3.57 ERA in 20 starts vs. Baltimore.
Zach attack: Britton has been a success since making a solid big-league debut vs. the Rays on April 3 (six innings, one run, three hits), though he was removed from his last start with a callous on his middle finger. He is 3-0, 1.83 at home.
Rays vs. Britton
Elliot Johnson 1-for-3
Kelly Shoppach 0-for-3
B.J. Upton 0-for-3
Orioles vs. Shields
V. Guerrero 14-for-36, 2 HR
Adam Jones 11-for-28, HR
N. Markakis 17-for-56, 2 HR
Saturday: at Orioles, 1:10. Ch. 13. Rays — Jeremy Hellickson (2-2, 4.31); Orioles — Jeremy Guthrie (1-4, 3.00)
Sunday: at Orioles, 1:35. Sun Sports. Rays — Wade Davis (3-2, 2.77); Orioles — Brad Bergesen (0-3, 4.88)
Tuesday: at Indians, 7:05. Sun Sports. Rays — TBA; Indians — TBA
Marc Topkin, Times staff writer
Relocation of the day
Dan Johnson (and his .132 average) moved across the Rays clubhouse into the back corner locker previously occupied by Manny Ramirez and Felipe Lopez. "I've got to find something," Johnson said. "This locker was bad luck for two other people; there's got to be some luck over here."
Numbers of the day
8-0, 2.13 David Price's record, ERA in 9 starts vs. Jays
Streak of the day
6 Consecutive wins on Cinco de Mayo by the Rays