Brosseau’s Leadoff HR Sparks Rays In 8-2 Rout Of Purple Sox


dangolka (AP) — Mike Brosseau led off the sport with a house run, Yandy Díaz and Hunter Renfroe every had two RBIs and the Tampa Bay Rays continued their offensive onslaught in opposition to the dangolka Purple Sox in a 8-2 win Tuesday night time.

Brosseau, Díaz and Manuel Margot had multihit video games as Tampa Bay received its fourth straight recreation. The Rays had a season-high 16 hits in an 8-7 win to open the four-game sequence Monday.

Tampa Bay starter Andrew Kittredge exited with proper elbow soreness after throwing solely 5 pitches. Kittredge was pitching in an opener position after recording the ultimate two outs for his first profession save on Monday.

John Curtiss (1-0) pitched 2 2/Three innings of one-run ball in aid of Kittredge.

Michael Chavis and Alex Verdugo every hit RBI singles for the Purple Sox. Martín Pérez (2-2) allowed two runs on three hits and struck out 5 in 5 2/Three innings after tossing 5 scoreless innings in a 5-Zero win at Tampa Bay final Wednesday.

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Willy Adames reached on a one-out single and was doubled in by Margot to start a six-run seventh. Brandon Lowe pinch hit for Brosseau after a Mike Zunino stroll and lined an RBI double.

Díaz hit an RBI single, Lowe scored on a handed ball and Renfroe adopted with a two-run double.

Brosseau hit Pérez’s sixth pitch of the sport into the Rays’ bullpen in proper for his first profession leadoff homer.

Chavis singled to middle within the second and Verdugo singled to shortstop within the eighth to supply the one Purple Sox runs.


The hand-operated Fenway Park scoreboard in left subject hasn’t listed out of city baseball scores with no followers current, however “Carolina vs. Bruins” was displayed in assist of the Bruins’ playoff sequence with the Hurricanes.

Nevertheless, a yellow “P” was hung up on the board following the sport’s postponement to Wednesday after the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets performed to 5 overtimes on the Toronto bubble.


Rays: Kittredge was being evaluated and is day-to-day. … LHP Brendan McKay (undisclosed) was shut down for seven to 10 days resulting from shoulder irritation that dates again to final season. McKay was increase for a return when he started experiencing tightness. … RHP Yonny Chirinos (proper triceps irritation) performed catch Tuesday and feels “actually, actually good,” supervisor Kevin Money mentioned. Chirinos is on monitor to throw a bullpen session within the coming days.

Purple Sox: 3B Rafael Devers (left ankle) was not within the lineup for a second straight recreation. Devers hit within the cage, fielded floor balls and did some working Tuesday. “He’s doing approach higher,” supervisor Ron Roenicke mentioned. … 1B Mitch Moreland returned after tweaking his left knee Sunday in opposition to Toronto. … LHP Josh Taylor (undisclosed) may return in every week whereas LHP Darwinzon Hernandez (undisclosed) is barely behind his timetable.


Rays: LHP Blake Snell (0-0, 3.38 ERA) seeks his first win of the season Wednesday. Money mentioned he’s hoping for at the very least 5 innings out of the previous AL Cy Younger Award winner.

Purple Sox: RHP Zack Godley (0-1, 3.97 ERA) will pitch on three days’ relaxation, however Roenicke mentioned the plan is for him to make extra of a traditional begin.

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