Tampa Bay Rays
The Red Sox beat the Rays 7-4 in Game 2 of the ALDS, and will have a chance to clinch the series Monday night in Tampa.
A stressful afternoon turned into a laugher for Red Sox fans in their first glimpse of playoff baseball in Boston since 2009.
Boston Red Sox had scored five runs in the fourth inning to beat the Rays 12-2 on Friday in Game 1 of the AL division series.
In sports, “should have” rarely means much, and Rays rookie Wil Myers learned that the hard way on Friday afternoon at Fenway Park.
If you like good pitching, then you are going to love the Red Sox-Rays ALDS.
Alex Cobb pitched the Rays to another must-have win on the road. They beat the Cleveland Indians 4-0 Wednesday night in the AL wild-card game.
Coco Crisp and Stephen Vogt homered, A.J. Griffin struck out seven in seven innings, and the A’s completed a three-game sweep of Tampa Bay with a 5-1 victory Sunday.
Oakland’s Jarrod Parker and Tampa Bay’s David Price put their winning steaks on the line Friday night as these AL wild-card leaders open a three-game set in the Bay Area.
Wil Myers homered and four relievers allowed one hit over 4 1-3 scoreless innings to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Sunday.
It’s happened again in baseball: a pitcher hit in the head by a line drive, crumpling on the mound as the stadium goes silent.