Jun 11, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT
Adam Wainwright threw seven scoreless innings last night. Which is not a big deal as he does that kind of thing a lot. But the bullpen threw two more scoreless innings and the opponent was the Rays and that amounted to the third straight shutout of the apparently doomed team from Tampa Bay. The Rays are the first AL team to be shut out since the Twins did it in 2004.
That, plus the final inning of their loss on Saturday, adds up to 28 consecutive scoreless innings for Tampa Bay, which broke the old franchise record of 26 innings, set in 2002. That Devil Rays team finished 55-106.
They’re currently on pace to go 59-103, so I guess things could be worse.
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