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Tampa Bay Rays: Rays set several club records in Monday night marathon in Oakland

Rays at A's

When/where: 3:37 today, Oakland Coliseum

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Alex Cobb (4-8, 4.93)

a's: RH Jarrod Parker (7-4, 3.38)

On Cobb: Has lost five of his past six with an ugly 6.25 ERA over that span but was better in last outing at Anaheim, allowing three runs in seven innings. Faced A's in his final start last season, leaving with arm issue that led to surgery.

On Parker: Acquired in offseason from Arizona, 2007 first-rounder stepped into rotation well after late April promotion. In past four starts is 2-1 but 6.46 ERA.

Key matchups


None have faced


Coco Crisp 3-for-3

Kurt Suzuki 1-for-2

Jemile Weeks 1-for-3

On deck

Thursday: Off

Friday: vs. O's, 7:10, Sun Sports. Rays — Matt Moore (7-7, 4.01); O's — Tommy Hunter (4-6, 5.72)

Saturday: vs. O's , 7:10, Sun Sports. Rays — Jeremy Hellickson (6-6, 3.23); O's — Wei-Yin Chen (9-6, 3.65)

Sunday: vs. O's, 1:40, Sun Sports. Rays — David Price (14-4, 2.64); O's — Miguel Gonzalez (3-2, 4.46)

Monday: Off

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Broken records

Monday's 4-3 15-inning loss led to five team records being broken, and another tied:


Longest road game by time


Longest road game by innings


Most strikeouts by Rays pitchers


Most strikeouts by teams combined


Most strikeouts by Rays pitchers, consecutive games


(Tied) consecutive scoreless innings by Rays pitchers

Numbers game


Teams (since 1918) to strike out 21 or more batters


Teams to lose the game, as the Rays did, all in extra innings

Tampa Bay Rays: Rays set several club records in Monday night marathon in Oakland 07/31/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 10:04pm]
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