The Tampa Bay Rays of the American Professional Baseball (MLB) finally reached the record for the most consecutive wins since the opening of the major leagues.
Tampa Bay won 9-3 with 10 hits in the match against the Boston Red Sox held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA on the 14th (hereinafter Korean time).
Tampa Bay overturned the game by scoring 7 points at the end of the 5th inning, trailing 1-3, with Arold Ramirez hitting a 3 RBI double.
With this, Tampa Bay recorded 13 consecutive wins from the opening game 스포츠토토of this season, and established a tie record for the most consecutive wins in the major leagues since 1990.
Prior to Tampa Bay, the Atlanta Braves in 1982 and the Milwaukee Brewers in 1987 recorded 13 consecutive wins after opening.
The record for the most consecutive starts in American baseball history is 20, set by the St. Louis Maroons of the Union Association in 1884.
Tampa Bay is a representative ‘small market’ club in the major leagues, but it is a strong team that has been in the upper ranks for several years in the American League East, where prestigious clubs such as the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are infested.
Although there are no superstars in the team’s lineup, Tampa Bay, which has a large number of young Latin American prospects, is creating a sensation with experimental baseball by introducing the concept of an ‘opener’ in the major leagues, in which a starting pitcher is immediately replaced.
On this day, Tampa Bay starting pitcher Jeffrey Springs blocked the game with one hit and one run through the third inning, and then complained of injury, so Garrett Clevinger was put in in the fourth inning.
Kevin Kelly took the mound in relief as Clevinger got into an unexpected hunt and allowed 1 run with 1 hit and 2 walks while getting 1 out.
Tampa Bay put rookie Brandon Bristow on the mound in the 7th inning as the team’s batting line reversed to 8-3 while Kelly blocked 2 1/2 innings with 2 hits and 1 run.
Bristow kept his team victorious with no hits and no runs until the ninth inning, completing three innings of saves.
Boston, which fell to the last place in the world, suffered a shocking 13-game losing streak at Tropicana Field.