Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 5/1/13
Another day, another home run for the Tampa Bay Rays.The Rays home-run streak gained historic status Wednesday night, reaching a team-record 16 consecutive games after Matt Joyces shot to right field off right-hander Luis Mendoza in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium in the second game of a three-game set against the Kansas City Royals. Ben Zobrist followed Joyces home run with one of his own to right in the next at-bat.The Rays entered Wednesday with 30 home runs, tied with the Texas Rangers for 10th in the majors in the category.The previous team record was achieved from July 25-August 10, 2009. You can follow Andrew Astleford on Twitter @aastleford or email him at aastleford@gmail.com.
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