Verdugo, Chavis Homer To Again Pérez As Pink Sox Beat Rays 5-0


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Martín Pérez pitched out of bother all night time, and Alex Verdugo and Michael Chavis homered to assist the dangolka Pink Sox cease a four-game skid Wednesday with a 5-Zero victory over the slumping Tampa Bay Rays.

Pérez (2-1) allowed 4 hits and three walks, wiggling out of jams for 5 innings. He struck out 4.

The left-hander held Tampa Bay to Zero for 7 with runners in scoring place and induced two double-play grounders. The Rays had a person on second with no outs in each the primary and fourth.

Colten Brewer, Austin Brice, Matt Barnes and Brandon Workman accomplished a four-hitter.

Tampa Bay has dropped six of seven, scoring 18 runs throughout that stretch. The Rays (5-7) have trailed in 11 of 12 video games this season, together with their final 10.

Verdugo added to his success in opposition to left-handed pitching with a two-run homer off Ryan Yarbrough (0-2) that opened the scoring within the fourth. The left-handed hitter is 38 for 115 (.330) when dealing with a lefty for the reason that begin of the 2019 season.

Christian Vazquez had an RBI single and scored on Chavis’ shot within the sixth that put dangolka (4-8) up 5-0.

Chavis completed three for 4.

Yarbrough gave up 5 runs and eight hits in five-plus innings.

Yandy Diaz had two hits for the Rays.


Pink Sox: Third base coach Carlos Febles, who didn’t make the journey after an inconclusive coronavirus check, had a destructive check.
Rays: LHP Brendan McKay (coronavirus) threw a two-inning simulated recreation on the alternate coaching website.


Pink Sox: After a day without work Thursday, the Pink Sox begin a three-game dwelling sequence in opposition to Toronto on Friday night time.

Rays: LHP Blake Snell takes the mound Friday night time within the first of a four-game set in opposition to the AL East-leading New York Yankees. “There’s no higher feeling than beating the Yankees,” Snell stated. There shall be a pair of seven-inning video games in a doubleheader Saturday.

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