After falling to the Red Sox on Thursday, the Tampa Bay Rays (5-2-1) returned to the winning side of the ledger Friday, defeating the Detroit Tigers 5-2.
The baseball gods giveth, and they taketh away. On Tuesday, the Rays put up 19 runs against the Twins. Yet Thursday they fell 19-2 to the Masshole Red Sox.
After a second consecutive seven-run game, the Tampa Bay Rays will return home to face the Minnesota Twins in the second game of the Knutson Cup.
The Tampa Bay Rays suffered their first (big) loss of the spring on Saturday, falling to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-2 in Port Charlotte.
Under the starry skies, and bright lights of Ft. Myers the Tampa Bay Rays took the first game of the 2017 Knutson Cup from the Minnesota Twins, 3-1.