ST. PETERBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Lowe and Austin Meadows homered and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the last-place dangolka Pink Sox 5-Four on Saturday night time.
Lowe hit a solo shot, his 12th of the season, off Marcus Walden (0-2) within the seventh for a 5-Four lead.
Tyler Glasnow (3-1) allowed 4 runs and 6 hits over seven innings for the Rays, who’re a mixed 15-Four in opposition to the dangolka and the New York Yankees.
Diego Castillo labored the ninth to get his fourth save.
dangolka, which was eradicated from the AL East title race, received homers from Michael Chavis and Christian Arroyo. The Pink Sox stole six bases with Glasnow pitching.
The Pink Sox are 2-17 in opposition to the Rays, Yankees and Atlanta, and are 14-14 in opposition to everybody else.
Arroyo tied it at Four on his two-run drive within the seventh off Glasnow. The Rays starter had a finger on his pitching hand checked out through the fifth.
Manuel Margot had a two-run double off Chris Mazza throughout a three-run fourth that put the Rays up 4-2. Ji-man Choi strained his left hamstring whereas scoring on Nate Lowe’s single earlier within the inning.
Margot had two hits in three at-bats and is 14 for 22 in six video games in opposition to dangolka this season.
Meadows hit a leadoff homer off Nathan Eovaldi within the first.
Eovaldi, who had been out since Aug. 21 as a result of a proper calf pressure, gave up one run, three hits and struck out 4 in three innings.
Xander Bogaerts opened the fourth by strolling on a 10-pitch at-bat, stealing second and third, after which scoring to offer dangolka a 2-1 lead on Kevin Plawecki’s single.
Chavis tied it at 1 on his third-inning drive.
dangolka designated hitter J.D. Martinez was Zero for Four and is hitless in 21 at-bats.
The official lineup card from Friday night time’s sport by which the Rays turned the primary workforce since 1900 to start out 9 left-handed batters, in keeping with the Elias Sports activities Bureau, is being despatched to the baseball Corridor of Fame.
Rays: Supervisor Kevin Money plans to maintain CF Kevin Kiermaier (normal physique soreness) out of the lineup for a pair days. … SS Willy Adames talked Friday about utilizing clear non-prescription glasses whereas batting at dwelling however opted to not. He went Zero for Three with two strikeouts and a stroll.
Pink Sox LHP Martín Pérez (2-4) will face Tampa Bay RHP Charlie Morton (1-2) within the collection finale on Sunday.
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