2023 season Major League Baseball It is having a very exciting closure, especially in American League East Division where Tampa Bay Rays And Baltimore Orioles They are competing for first place.
These, led by Brandon Hyde, are at the top of the division two games ahead of Kevin Cash’s team and that is why every duel between them is worth a double.
Thursday, September 14 left us with the first game of what will be a four-in-a-row series Camden Yards between Tampa Bay Rays And Baltimore Orioles.
Team Cash came out with Aaron Civale as their starter, while Team Hyde featured Kyle Bradish.
With these two arms, the duel looked like a pitching duel, but in the first three innings both teams were present on offense.
Baltimore He took the lead in the second inning with a solo home run to right-center field by Ryan O’Hearn, which was his 13th home run of the year.
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Right into the third period Tampa Bay Rays He responded with a Brandon Lowe single that brought in Luke Raley with the tying run and would leave runners on first and second with one out.
Randy Arozarena showed his face to Tampa Bay
with Yandy Diaz And stick to the rules, Randy Arozarena He punished a 95.8 mph sinker by Bradish to score a triple to right field and his teammates at the plate and put his team up 3-1.
Baltimore He would react again in the fourth inning by hitting a home run. On this occasion, Gunnar Henderson disappeared the ball for the 26th time in the season to put the match at the minimum.
The bottom of the fifth would have been the start of Hyde’s big rally, as they managed to load the bases with no outs.
However, they could only tie the game up on a fielder’s choice hit by Adam Frazier as Cedric Mullins scored, but Civale got pitched to leave the loss at just one run.
Both teams wouldn’t hurt each other until the seventh inning, as Luke Raley hit a ball up the middle to Kyle Bradish to put the team ahead. Tampa Bay Rays 4 to 3.
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Cash’s bullpen was able to maintain that advantage, pitching out the eighth and ninth innings with almost no issues.
Tampa Bay Rays It ended up winning 4×3 over Baltimore Orioles For one match to fight for leadership American League East Division With three matches between them to come.
Most notable for the Rays was Yandy Diaz 4-1 with one goal Randy Arozarena Also 1-for-4 with a triple and Luke Raleigh who went 2-for-3 with the home run that marked the series win.
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