Houston (USA), – The offensive power of the Tampa Bay Rays made an appearance before the team with the best record of the majors, the Minnesota Twins, which they rolled in the day of the professional baseball of the American League
While the Chicago White Sox are recovering, the Seattle Mariners are sinking and the big New York Yankees duel against the Boston Red Sox was postponed at Yankee Stadium because of the rain.
Left fielder Austin Meadows continued on with the bat, driving four runs, and the Rays trailed 14-3 to the Twins, the team with the best Major League record.
Starter Charlie Morton remained unbeaten with the Rays, after a job supported by the productivity of Meadows, who hit the main hit during a six-running series against the Venezuelan starter Martin Perez (7-2), who took the loss.
Double to right field drove in three runs. The young outfielder also hit a RBI single in the fourth inning, when the Rays scored four more times to put the scoreboard 11-0.
In addition to having connected more than one hit in five consecutive games, Meadows has three doubles, three homers and 11 RBIs during a six-game winning streak at Tampa Bay.
It’s the best streak the Rays have set up in the season, to come close to half a game for the Yankees, leaders of the Eastern Division.
Tampa Bay’s winning streak is the longest the club has achieved since August, when it scored eight.
Morton (6-0) limited two hits to the Twins, who place themselves in the first places of the majors in several offensive categories, until the Venezuelan Luis Arráez fired a double and scored with a single by compatriot Ehire Adrianza, when There were two outs in the fifth episode.
The contribution of the Latin batting was again present in the offense of the Rays with the Venezuelan Avisaíl García who went from 4-3 with three runs and one towed.
The Dominican Willy Adames had 5-1 with one produced. The Cuban Guillermo Heredia 4-1 with an annotated. (EFE).