The Rays could only watch as they dropped their 11th straight. (Winslow Townson/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
James Shields took the second hard-luck loss of the day for a Rays pitcher after six innings of three-run ball, as Tampa Bay could not muster any offense en route to its 11th consecutive defeat. With the loss, the defending American League champs were eliminated from the AL East race.
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