Dalbec Homers For fifth Straight Recreation, Pink Sox Beat Rays 4-3


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Bobby Dalbec homered for his fifth consecutive sport, Rafael Devers homered and drove in three runs and the AL-worst dangolka Pink Sox beat the AL-best Tampa Bay Rays 4-Three on Thursday evening.

Devers hit a two-run drive within the third and gave dangolka a 4-Three lead with a run-scoring single within the seventh off Pete Fairbanks (4-2).

Dalbec’s energy surge is the longest streak by a dangolka rookie.

Hunter Renfroe and Brandon Lowe homered on consecutive pitches for the Rays, who’ve misplaced three in a row for the primary time since a five-game skid from July 29 to Aug. 2 at Atlanta and Baltimore. Tampa Bay’s lead was reduce to three 1/2 video games over second-place Toronto, and the Rays (28-16) dropped behind Oakland (27-15) for greatest file within the AL.

Ryan Weber (1-2) allowed one run in 2 1/Three innings. Matt Barnes walked Joey Wendle main off the ninth, allowed a stolen base and a two-out wild pitch, then struck out Austin Meadows with the potential tying run on third for his fifth save in eight probabilities.

Dalbec put the Pink Sox up 3-2 with an opposite-field solo drive off Josh Fleming within the fifth. He grew to become simply the fifth participant to have at the very least six homers in his first 10 video games.

Tampa Bay tied it at 2 when Renfroe and Lowe homered throughout the fourth off Mike Kickham. The left-hander, making made his first begin since July 1, 2013, for San Francisco, gave up two runs, three hits and one stroll and over 4 innings with eight strikeouts.
Meadows obtained the Rays even at Three on a fifth-inning RBI double.

Fleming allowed three runs and 6 hits over Four 1/Three innings in his bid to turn out to be the primary Rays pitcher to win his first 4 main league begins.


Pink Sox: INF José Peraza was optioned to the alternate coaching web site.

Rays: Acquired INF Pedro Martínez from the Cubs as one of many gamers to be named within the Aug. 30 commerce for José Martínez. Martinez is son of pitching nice Pedro Martínez.


Pink Sox: RHP Nathan Eovaldi (proper calf pressure) could also be again this weekend. … RHPs Austin Brice (proper lat pressure) and Zack Godley (proper elbow flexor pressure) each went on the 10-day IL.

Rays: RHP Oliver Drake (proper biceps tendinitis) threw to hitters and will return this weekend. … LHP Cody Reed (left pinky finger irritation) went on the 10-day IL


Rays LHP Blake Snell (3-1) and Pink Sox RHP Andrew Triggs (0-2) are the scheduled starters Friday evening.

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