Five hours and fourteen minutes later, the comeback kids ended the day on the brink of elimination.
Shane McClanahan posted five scoreless innings, while playoff Randy Arozarena arrived in spades on Thursday, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox in the first game of the 2021 ALDS, 5-0.
After demolishing the mighty Yankees on Saturday, 12-2 — thus winning their 100th game of the season — the Tampa Bay Rays have a chance to sweep the Bronx Bummers on Sunday.
Shane Baz turned in an impressive big-league debut on Monday, while Tampa Bay rallied in the fifth inning, thus chasing Robbie Ray, as the Rays defeated the Blue Jays, 6-4.
Drew Rasmussen threw five solid frames, while Ji-Man Choi and Brandon Lowe provided the thunder, as the Tampa Bay Rays shut out the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, 2-0.