Rays Sweep Four Game Series

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A recap of yesterday's Tampa Bay/Toronto Game Four.

The Tampa Bay Rays swept the Toronto Blue Jays four straight after winning in extra innings yesterday afternoon 14-8.

It was also the Rays 11th straight win.

Up 1-0 at the top of the first inning, Joey Wendle hit a grand slam to put the Rays ahead 5-0.

Toronto, however, battled back.

In the bottom of the second inning, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a solo home run.

In the bottom of the fourth inning, Vladmir Gurrero Jr. hit a solo home run.

Later in the inning, Teoscar Hernandez hits a solo home.

In the bottom of the eighth inning, Toronto tied the game 5-5 when Guerrero Jr. hit a two run homer.

There was no scoring until the top of the 10th inning.

First, Austin Meadows drove in Brett Phillips with a double.

Then, Manuel Margot drove in Randy Arozarena with a single.

The Jays rallied back again in the bottom of the 10th inning when Marcus Semien hit a two run homer.

Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo said after the game that he was proud that his team didn't give up.

At the top of the 11th inning, though, Tampa's offence exploded.

Tampa scored seven runs in the inning to go ahead 14-7.

At the bottom of the 11th, Hernandez scored on a routine groundout, but that's all.

Joe Wendle hits grand slam in first inning.

Wendle went three for four at the plate and had four RBIs.

Ray's starting pitcher, Ryan Yarbirough went six innings, allowing three hits, three earned runs, no walks, and struck out four batters.

Guerrero Jr. went two for five at the plate and had three RBIs.

Jay's starting pitcher, Ross Stripling went seven innings, allowing two hits, no earned runs, two walks, and struck out seven batters.

Toronto is in New York tonight to begin a three game series against the red hot Yankees 

 


Submitted: May 25, 2021

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