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Tampa Bay bats quiet again as Rays offer little support to Chris Archer

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James Shields had days like this. David Price went through a few, too. And now, Chris Archer. This is what being an ace pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays is all about. It is making one mistake, and having it beat you. It is watching zeroes go up when your team is at bat. It is a losing streak with little support. This time, it was 4-0, Toronto Blue Jays. Archer failed to win his 10th game for the fourth…

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Rays suffer another shutout in losing to Blue Jays

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When the hitting for the Tampa Bay Rays flickers off, it is a terrible sight to see. The Rays were shut out for the second time in four games Wednesday afternoon at Tropicana Field, losing 1-0 to the Toronto Blue Jays on a day when they flirted with being no-hit. The Rays are ranked 13th out of 15 American League teams in runs scored. This time, it was the Blue Jays’ Marco Estrada who carried a perfect game into the…

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