Angels catcher Chris Iannetta was out of the starting lineup for a second straight game Friday due to lingering soreness in his right hand/wrist area, where he was hit by a pitch during Jered Weaver's no-hitter on Wednesday night. Iannetta then came in as a defensive replacement in the ninth.
With Friday night's 4-0 loss to the Blue Jays, the Angels, for the first time in their history, were involved in a shutout for the fourth straight game. They won the first two (on Jerome Williams' shutout and Jered Weaver's no-hitter against the Twins) and lost the last two (falling victim to Toronto's Brandon Morrow and Henderson Alvarez).
Ervin Santana (0-6, 5.59 ERA) is the first pitcher in Angels history to lose his first six starts in a season and the first pitcher since at least 1974 to have his team get shutout in five straight starts.