July 14, 2024

Purple Sox

Boston began the day 4 1/2 video games out of the ultimate AL wild-card spot. The Rays maintain the highest AL wild-card spot.

Purple Sox nearer Kenley Jansen walks off the mound after giving up a three-run residence run to Brandon Lowe. Chris O’Meara/AP Photograph

ST. PETERSBUG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Lowe hit a three-run homer within the backside of the eleventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Purple Sox 8-6 on Tuesday night time.

Lowe received it along with his 18th homer off Kenley Jansen (3-6), who had his streak of changing 20 consecutive possibilities finish. Erasmo Ramirez (3-3) obtained the win.

“Each walk-off goes to really feel good,” Lowe stated. “Each walk-off homer goes to really feel higher.”

Luis Urías hit an RBI single within the eleventh inning to provide Boston a 6-5 lead, a flare to shallow proper that went of the glove of Lowe at second base.

“It’s September,” Lowe stated. “Any win that we are able to seize at this second we’re going to take it. We perceive we must be higher in each side, so perceive it, take it in.”

The Rays loaded the bases within the tenth with one out in opposition to John Schreiber however failed to attain when Josh Lowe was thrown out by proper fielder Adam Duvall making an attempt to attain from third on Christian Bethancourt’s fly.

Boston began the day 4 1/2 video games out of the ultimate AL wild-card spot. The Rays maintain the highest AL wild-card spot.

“It’s what it’s. We simply should maintain enjoying arduous, maintain going,” Boston supervisor Alex Cora stated.

Tampa Bay’s Zach Eflin did not develop into the AL’s first 14-game winner regardless of departing with a two-run lead. He gave up three runs and 5 hits over five-plus innings.

Justin Turner had an RBI infield single within the sixth and drove in one other run on a base-hit in a two-run seventh as Boston rallied to tie it at 5. Triston Casas obtained Boston even and prolonged his career-high hitting streak to 12 video games along with his 177-foot pop-up single down the left-field line.

Turner set a career-high with 91 RBIs.

René Pinto hit a two-run homer off Kutter Crawford throughout a three-run second because the Rays took a 3-0 lead. The Rays went forward 5-2 within the fourth.

Crawford allowed 5 runs, three hits and 4 walks over 3 2/3 innings in a season-high 96-pitch outing. The suitable-hander was coming off a loss in opposition to the Houston Astros final Wednesday during which he gave up six runs in 2 2/3 innings.

Boston loaded the bases with no outs after Turner’s sixth-inning run-scoring hit however failed to attain once more.

“We didn’t money in there,” Cora stated. “We had the lead at one level. Simply a type of (video games). It’s robust, however we’re going to point out up tomorrow.”

Enmanuel Valdez lower the Purple Sox deficit to 3-2 on a third-inning two-run homer. Ceddanne Rafaela had three hits for the Purple Sox.

Seats obtainable

The introduced crowd was 9,119. Tampa Bay entered averaging 18,067, which is the fourth lowest in MLB.

Coach’s room

Purple Sox: OF Alex Verdugo (left hamstring) missed his second straight recreation and can probably sit out Wednesday. … RHP Corey Kluber (proper shoulder) threw 32 pitches over two innings of stay BP and can pitch in a minor league recreation Friday night time.

Rays: SS Taylor Partitions (groin) sat out for the second consecutive recreation however could possibly be again in a pair days.

Up subsequent

Rays RHP Tyler Glasnow (7-5) will begin Wednesday night time’s recreation. RHP Nick Pivetta (9-7) will begin for Boston.