Another day, another come-from-behind win for the Rays, as Tampa Bay defeated Boston 9-5 on Saturday, in a contest that had all the energy and feel of October baseball.
After dropping two out of three to the Yankees — yet ending a three-game set on a 14-0 high note — the Tampa Bay Rays welcome the Boston Red Sox into the Trop for an important three-game series that kicks off Friday.
Tampa Bay’s offense hit pay dirt once again Saturday night, while the Rays’ bullpen limited Cleveland to a pair of runs en route to an 8-2 victory over the Guardians.
After a winning, albeit brief, homestand, punctuated by a 5-4 walk-off win in the series finale against the Orioles, the Tampa Bay Rays will open a four-game series in Cleveland on Thursday night.
After a series win against Atlanta, bolstered by a pair of come from behind victories, the Tampa Bay Rays return to the Trop, if just briefly, where they will start a three-game set against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday.