The Tampa Bay Rays dropped their fourth straight game Tuesday night, and manager Kevin Cash said the missed calls by the umpires were "embarassing."
Jake Elmore drove in a career-high three runs while the rest of the team struggled again to come through in clutch situations in Tuesday's loss.
Steven Souza Jr. is feeling much better just two days after leaving Sunday's game early with a sprained left wrist, will resume activities in a few days.
Matt Moore is scheduled to pitch in what should be his final extended spring game before heading out onto a rehab assignment Thursday vs. the GCL Red Sox.
Nick Franklin was taking balls in the outfield during early batting practice Tuesday, and manager Kevin Cash said he could see some playing time out there.
Jake Odorizzi allowed just two runs over seven innings of work, but the offense managed to score just one run as the Rays dropped the series opener.
Tim Beckham wasn't away from the Tampa Bay Rays for long, as he was recalled Monday after James Loney was placed on the 15-day disabled list.
James Loney has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left middle finger and announced Monday he expects to miss 4-6 weeks with the injury.
Though the Rays are used to having great defensive play all over the diamond, two miscues in the sixth inning allowed Saturday's game to break open.
David DeJesus collected two hits and two runs batted in Thursday night as the Tampa Bay Rays moved into first place with a win over Oakland.