Charlie Morton was fantastic across 5-2/3 scoreless innings on Saturday, while Tampa Bay homered in the first two frames, as the Rays finished off the Houston Astros, 4-2, in game seven of the 2020 American League Championship series.
After dropping their third consecutive game to the Houston Astros on Friday, the Tampa Bay Rays will play one last game in the 2020 ALCS tonight: a winner-take-all contest that will determine which American League ball club will advance to the World Series, in Arlington.
There’s an old saying that goes, “You can’t win games if you don’t score runs,” and that wasn’t more evident than on Thursday, when the Tampa Bay Rays dropped their second consecutive game to the Astros, 4-3.
With visions of closing out the American League Championship Series before the weekend, the Tampa Bay Rays look to bounce back from their 4-3 loss in Wednesday night’s contest against Houston.
After a 5-2 defeat of Houston on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Rays can clinch their second-ever World Series berth with a win tonight.