This is one trend that the Estevan Tower Wolves hope is over.
The Saskota Baseball League senior team managed to play two games last week without scoring a single run.
On Tuesday, they lost 2-0 to the Carnduff Astros at Lynn Prime Park, and on Thursday they played the Wawota Pats to a rare scoreless tie in Wawota.
The two games were a stark contrast from the team's 10-7 win over the Lampman Cubs on June 25.
In Wawota, both teams came up empty at the plate against strong pitching.
"We had some opportunities, but we made a couple of baserunning mistakes where we should have won the game," said Wolves pitcher Justin Fieber.
"We weren't hitting the ball as well as we would like to. Their pitcher was throwing strikes, so good on him."
Meanwhile, Estevan starter Devin Aspinall also stymied the Pats' hitters.
"He has a lot of movement on his pitches. If you do that, you can win a lot of ball games, and the defence was good behind him," said Fieber.
On Tuesday, Carnduff scored runs in the third and fifth innings and shut down the Wolves' offence to earn the win.
The game was called in the bottom of the seventh inning due to the lights being knocked out by weather.
"We gotta get hitting the ball a little better, but that was a good pitcher we were facing. When you're playing against a pitcher like that with good defence behind him, you gotta earn your runs," said Fieber.
The air was dripping with humidity that night, but Fieber didn't think it affected the Wolves' play.
"I think everybody felt good because of the humidity. Your body feels loose and you don't have to warm up as long."
The Wolves (3-4-2) were set to visit the Oxbow Chiefs last night and will travel to Carnduff next Tuesday to face the Astros.
Despite suffering back-to-back shutout losses, Fieber said there has been one bright spot for the team recently.
"The bottom half of our lineup has been hitting the ball, which is a good thing to see. I think by the end of the season, we'll have nine guys who can play a good ball game together."