• Matt Moore's last two starts were the shortest of his career. He pitched one inning in Friday night's rain-delayed game at Cleveland, then lasted just two innings on Tuesday night, when he allowed six runs on seven hits and six walks to the Tigers in his first loss of the season. Over the last 10 seasons, the only other pitcher to allow at least 13 men to reach base safely (via hit, walk or hit-by-pitch) while recording no more than six outs was Kansas City's Brian Bannister, on Aug. 17, 2008.
• Evan Longoria, Kelly Johnson and Matt Joyce each had 10 home runs entering Wednesday night's action, making the Rays one of four American League teams with a trio of players with double-digit home runs.
• The Rays have used eight starting pitchers this season, and they used all eight over their last 19 games. The Rays used eight starters in 2012 as well as 2011. and only seven in 2010 and 2009. The team has used 18 starting pitchers since the start of the 2008 season, four fewer than any other team during that span. The Padres have used the most, with 42.
• Manager Joe Maddon said that David Price (soreness in left triceps) will likely throw from a mound on Friday for the first time since going on the disabled list.