• The Rays observed a moment of silence at Tropicana Field on Friday night to remember those lost and injured in the Boston Marathon bombings.
• Rays reliever Juan Carlos Oviedo, on the 60-day disabled list after undergoing Tommy John surgery, played catch Friday afternoon at Tropicana Field.
• Jose Lobaton's two-run single in the first inning Friday night was the Rays' first hit of the season with the bases loaded. Before that, they were 0-for-12 with two walks this season with the bases loaded. Their hitless streak in bases-loaded situations actually stretched back to Sept. 21, 2012, when Scott hit a bases-loaded double against the Blue Jays.
• Entering Friday's game, Tampa Bay is batting just .199 (63-for-317) in the first six innings, .14 points below the next team, and has been outscored, 27-11, through the first three innings.
• On the bright side, the Rays' five errors through 15 games are the second-fewest in club history, and they haven't committed an error in their first six home games this season.