New York-The frugal Tampa Bay Rays has spent 10 years trying to beat the big investors in the sector.
They will have to wait at least another night to get rid of the New York Yankees.
“It was a tough night. Obviously I wanted to do it tonight.” Tampa Bay shortstop Willy Adames Said. “We can do it tomorrow, it’s not a big deal.”
Robinson Cano, Alonso, rookie Guillermo Heredia Everyone was homed to Mets and desperately tried to stay in the National League playoff chase. New York (25-30) is 2 1/2 games from the final spot, with at least 3 teams catching the remaining 5 games.
The situation in Tampa Bay is much simpler. Raise has already guaranteed a second playoff berth and will require one win or the defeat of the New York Yankees to win AL East’s third title, but for the first time in ten years. So they sent the winners of the 2018 AL Cy Young Award Blake Snell I was excited to put things together in the season when this pandemic was shortened for the mound on Tuesday.
“It means the world. It means.” Gold Globe Center Fielder Kevin Kielmeier, The longest enrolled raise player, said before the game.
“It’s always such a competitive sector all year round,” he added. “We really wanted to get over that hump and show people that we are the number one team.”
Snell (4-2) canceled 9 and threw the best 108 pitches of the season over 5 2/3 innings at the final scheduled start before the playoffs. He gave up three runs and six hits, including Kano and Alonso’s solo home runs.
“It’s just getting better. You can’t sell it that way,” Snell said. “It’s just frustrating. I feel like I was in the zone much more than I was called.”
Meanwhile, the Yankees routed Toronto 12-1. The Tampa Bay party was put on hold, despite having some typical strong defenses. Tyler Glass Know You have another chance to get the ball and clinch at the finale of the series on Wednesday night.
Raise is 3 1/2 games ahead of the Yankees and has played 4 games. There are 5 games left in New York.
Alonso, a slump with a batting average of .202, also scored 3-1 with a 2-outs lance coring single with 6 points. He finished with three RBIs.
“The only thing I can do is keep going.” If I stick to all the mistakes, I’ll go crazy. “
Lugo (3-3) rebounded from a terrifying start in Philadelphia last week, allowing two runs, one run and four hits in six 1/3 innings. He struck out seven and walked one step.
“One of the things that stands out from Seth is that he’s mentally tough,” said Luis Rojas, manager of Mets. “He did a tremendous job.”
“Raise manager Kevin Cash said,” I couldn’t make any rhythm aggressive. ” “Sure, it’s recovered and it’s pretty quiet, so I’d like to see if we can bring the attack to life.
“I’m sure we’ll be fine.”
Adames reached the second deck on the second drive opposite the home field. He also scored on the seventh wild pitch.
According to Cash, Snell will start the team’s first playoff game next Tuesday. Grass know continues Charlie Morton Whether the best three series will succeed. All three have extra rest.
“I’m a little more confident than last year,” said Grassnow. “It’s just an exciting time”
Ray: 1B Chimanchoi (Left hamstring strain) and 3B Yandy Diaz Both (right hamstring distortions) took 5-7 at-bats for live pitching, but said running was minimal. Choi and Diaz are still in pain, and their roster status decisions for the first round of the playoffs next week may be barely reached. “It’s not ideal. We’re definitely not out of the woods, but we’re making progress,” Cash said.
Mets: RF Michael Comfort (Tightening the left hamstring) took place two nights in a row, but was expected to be available off the bench. According to Loforce, Confort felt much better than Monday and was able to return to Wednesday’s starting lineup.
Raise: Grassnow (4-1, 4.21 ERA) will play in the final road game of Tampa Bay’s regular season on Wednesday night. 6 feet 8 right is 4-0 in his last 5 starts and has 83 strikeouts in 51 1/3 innings this season. Grassnow fought Mets in Pittsburgh, but hasn’t played Mets since joining the raise.
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