EST. Petersburg – Doing post season in 2019 is big practice for the rays. This is the first taste of the playoffs for Young Core, knowing that the company will pay dividends going forward. Following that experience, Rays earned the No. 1 seed and won the American
EST. Petersburg – Doing post season in 2019 is big practice for the rays. This is the first taste of the playoffs for Young Core, knowing that the company will pay dividends going forward.
Following that experience, the Rays won the No. 1 seed and won the American League East for the first time since 2010, both of which were praised and accepted. But their level of success this season will be further determined by what they achieved in October.
The Tampa Bay Chase for the first World Series Championship in franchise history began as Toronto swept Toronto 8-2 in the Best-of-Three American League Wildcard Series 8-2 in Game 2 at Tropicana on Wednesday. Field.
The Rays reach the AL Division Series and face the winner of the Indians-Yankees wild card series match-up in Game 1 on Monday at Petco Park in San Diego.
“We’re excited to get this ‘W’ and leave the West,” catcher Mike Junino told TBS Post Game Broadcast.
The Beams will have to lead their pitching staff to accomplish all of their goals, with Blake Snell and Bullpen winning their first game against the Blue Jays. But in Game 2, it’s a crime to blame Tampa Bay.
The race lost four singles, including a manual Margot RBI hit, to take a 1-0 lead with the Blue Jays ace Hyun Jin Ryu in the first inning. Second, the offense gave a knockout punch against Ryu. Kevin Kiermeyer stormed into the lead with a single, after which Junino increased the two-run home lead to 3-0.
Randy Arozarena continued the rally with a one-out double. Andy Diaz drew a four-pitch walk, and then the race was rewarded by the Blue Jays defense as Margot reached the Bo Bichet error to extend the inning and load the bases. It was expensive when Hunter hit Renfro The first post-season Grand Slam in franchise history To overcome the six-run second.
“We know the bats go for us today,” Junino said.
On the mound, the crew of the Tyler Glasno pitch picked up where they left off Tuesday. The right-hander started the game with three fastballs in a row for Cavan Biggio to record a strikeout. The last heater came at 99.3 mph at the knees to watch Biggio and set the tone for the rest of the evening.
Glasno scored eight runs and allowed two runs in six hits over six strong innings. His only mistakes were two pitches to Blue Jays catcher Danny Johnson, who turned both into solo home runs. Beams pitching allowed only three runs scored in the last 29 innings, dating back to the normal season. Tampa Bay improved 10-2 in the games Glasno opened in 2020.
Rays plays on ALDS for the sixth time in franchise history. Over the weekend, they head to San Diego, where they expect to be called home for the next few weeks, as Petco Park also hosts the AL Championship Series. The World Series will take place from October 20 at Globe Life Field in Arlington.
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