Rays Pounce On Purple Sox, Maintain On For 9-5 Win


dangolka (AP) — Blake Snell pitched 5 shutout innings and the Tampa Bay Rays backed him with a trio of 400-foot homers to beat the dangolka Purple Sox 9-5 on Wednesday evening and earn their fifth straight victory.

Willy Adames, Brandon Lowe and Yoshi Tsutsugo all homered off Zack Godley, and Austin Meadows hit a solo shot within the ninth after dangolka scored 5 within the eighth to chop into an eight-run lead.

Lowe had a single, homer and double in his first three at-bats however failed in his subsequent two plate appearances to finish the cycle.
J.D. Martinez hit a grand slam to make it 8-5 as dangolka’s first six batters within the eighth hit safely off Aaron Slegers. However Nick Anderson got here on and struck out the subsequent two batters after which, after Alex Verdugo singled, acquired Jackie Bradley Jr. on a groundout to finish the inning.

The Purple Sox have misplaced three in a row and eight of their final 11, with another in opposition to the Rays earlier than heading right into a four-game collection at Yankee Stadium.

Kevin Pillar had 4 hits for dangolka, however he additionally acquired thrown out making an attempt to take second on a ball off the Inexperienced Monster and the Purple Sox trailing 6-0.

Snell (1-0) allowed 4 hits and walked nobody, hanging out six to earn his first win of the season. The 2018 AL Cy Younger winner, who struggled with accidents final 12 months, threw a season-high 70 pitches and left with an 8-Zero lead.

Godley (0-2) hadn’t allowed a run in eight innings over two earlier Fenway appearances. He was charged with eight runs on 10 hits and two walks, hanging out three in three innings.


Godley had some dangerous luck blended in with a number of pitches that he can’t blame on anybody however himself.

Tampa Bay’s first run scored when first baseman Michael Chavis cleanly fielded a bases-loaded grounder however the ball acquired caught within the webbing of his glove, stopping him from doing something however stepping on first. Within the second, after Adames had already hit a 400-foot house run, Pillar misplaced a fly ball that may have been the third out within the lights, and Brandon Lowe hit the subsequent pitch 415 toes for a two-run homer.

Tsutsugo made it 6-Zero with a 405-foot homer within the third, after which the Rays took an 8-Zero lead within the fourth.


Purple Sox: Positioned OF Andrew Benintendi on the injured record with a strained rib cage. He was injured when he fell down making an attempt to go from first to 3rd on a single in Tuesday evening’s sport.


Rays: RHP Tyler Glasnow (0-1) begins for Tampa Bay because it tries to brush the four-game collection.
Purple Sox: Lefty Kyle Hart makes his main league debut within the 4:05 p.m. collection finale.

(© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Related Press contributed to this report.)


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