Based on Matt Moore's pitching of late, the Tampa Bay Rays could be in good position to continue their home dominance of the Toronto Blue Jays.
The left-hander tries to win a third consecutive start while looking to help the Rays complete a three-game sweep with a fifth straight home victory over the Blue Jays on Thursday.
Alex Cobb allowed one run over seven innings as Tampa Bay (58-52) secured its 16th straight winning home series over Toronto with a 3-2 victory Wednesday. The Rays are 35-12 against the Blue Jays at Tropicana Field since Toronto last won a series there April 6-8, 2007.
"We seem to struggle for some reason playing in this ballpark." losing pitcher Carlos Villanueva said.
There's a good chance that success continues with the ball in the hand of Moore (8-7, 3.84 ERA), who has not allowed a run in 17 2-3 innings despite yielding six hits and three walks in 5 1-3 innings of a 2-0 win over Baltimore on Friday.
Moore last gave up a run in the second inning of a 2-1 ...