The Tampa Bay Rays set a new major league record after opening 13 consecutive wins. In a situation where it was easy to fall into a losing streak, Ace saved the team.
Tampa Bay played an away game against the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the 17th (hereinafter Korean time).
On this day, Tampa Bay won 8-1 with ace Shane McClanahan (26) giving up 1 run in 6 innings and good batting order. This is 1 win after 2 losses out of 3 consecutive matches against Toronto.
Tampa Bay showed what it was like with 13 consecutive wins from the opening until the 14th. However, on the 15th against Toronto, the winning streak ended, and on the 16th, they lost.
A characteristic of such a team is that it is easy to fall into a losing streak. In fact, after recording 13 consecutive wins in the opening season, they fell into a swamp of 12 consecutive losses in May, and eventually failed to advance to the postseason먹튀검증.
Ace Mcclanahan did his part in a crisis that could put Tampa Bay in such a situation. Mcclanahan won his fourth win of the season after effectively blocking Toronto’s other lines.
In addition, the Tampa Bay lineup succeeded in targeting Toronto starting pitcher Alec Manoa. Manoa collapsed greatly with 7 runs in 4 2/3 innings.
The Tampa Bay line-up scored 3 points in the first inning with Wander Franco’s push-off walk and Josh Lowe’s timely hit, and in the 5th inning, Lowe’s timely double and Christian Betancourt’s 3 runs.
As a result, Tampa Bay took a 7-1 lead until the 5th inning and consolidated the victory, and the salvation team, who came out from the 7th inning, blocked 3 innings with 2 hits and no runs.
In addition, Tampa Bay completed an 8-1 victory by adding one point with an RBI timely hit that put a wedge in Vidal Brujan’s victory in the last 9th inning.
Tampa Bay, which succeeded in calming the atmosphere, maintained its leading position in the major leagues with a 14-2 win rate of 0.875 until this day. It is four games behind Toronto and New York Yankees, which are second in the district.
On the other hand, Mcclanahan, who won that day, recorded 4 wins and an average ERA of 1.75. This season is also expected to be mentioned in the Cy Young Award nominations.
On the other hand, Manoa, who lost by giving up 7 points, increased his ERA from 4.91 to 6.98. This is completely different from last year.