Closer Fernando Rodney gave up his first run in 22 innings Wednesday night, but he eclipsed the team record of 21 scoreless innings by a reliever -- set by Joe Borowski in 2005 -- on Tuesday. The record may not stand for much longer, as lefty J.P. Howell holds a shutout streak of 20 consecutive innings.
Entering Thursday's finale, Tampa Bay was going for its first sweep of an opponent since June 8-10 against Miami.
The Rays secured their 16th consecutive home series victory over Toronto, 15 of which have come at Tropicana Field, and one at The Ballpark at Disney.
Matt Moore entered Thursday's start having not given up a run in 17 2/3 straight innings, just shy of the Rays' season high of 19 1/3 innings, set by James Shields.
Durham first baseman Henry Wrigley was named the Topps International Player of the Month after hitting .370 with three homers and 18 RBIs.
Designated hitter Luke Scott will begin a rehab assignment on Friday with Charlotte. Scott said after Thursday's 7-1 win over the Blue Jays that he plans on playing Friday and Saturday before taking Sunday off. He will then be evaluated.
Following Thursday's game, the Rays announced that infielder Brooks Conrad accepted his assignment to Durham and that infielder Matt Mangini was released from the organization.