Sunday marked the first time the Rays were shut out in back to back games since September 7th and 8th, 2008, by the Blue Jays and Red Sox, respectively. This is the first time they have been shut out by the same team since the Red Sox did so on April 28th and 29, 2004.
Quoth Joe Maddon: “If I was the Orioles, I’d be really upset giving up 2 runs in 3 games and only winning 2.”
On the positive side, Evan Longoria went 2-3 with a walk for Durham last night. Both of his hits were line drive singles.