Another matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays and Minnesota Twins on Saturday ended in yet another Tampa Bay win.
The Rays can match their longest winning streak in franchise history versus a single opponent with a series sweep Sunday at Target Field as David Price tries to avoid losing a career-high fourth straight start.
Tampa Bay's 7-0 win over the Twins Saturday marked its 11th straight in the series. The Rays (81-66) haven't beaten the same team 12 consecutive times since accomplishing the feat against Baltimore from April 30-Sept. 24, 2008.
A 2 hour, 4-minute rain delay limited starter Matt Moore to four innings, but five relievers combined with him on a four-hitter as Tampa Bay shut out Minnesota for the second straight game. The Rays' 15 shutouts trail only Cleveland's 16 in the AL.
They maintained a 1 12-game edge over Cleveland for the AL's second wild-card spot, while New York and Baltimore -- who both lost Saturday -- trail by 2 12 and three games, r...