Tampa Bay's 10th inning of three-run runs was capped by a game-ending hit, which earned the Rays victory. After losing their bid to have a no-hitter in both the top and bottom halves of the final frame, the 3-2 victory was recorded on Saturday night.
(1-0) Boston's first hit was surrendered by The 10th was opened by a triple and driving in an automatic runner . For a lead of 1-0 Christian Vázquez followed with a sacrifice fly to left.
Major League Baseball rules state that it does not count as a no-hitter unless the game is over and a team has no hits.
(1-1) was then called in for Boston and struck out two Tampa Bay batters during the bottom half. But automatic runner A balk was taken and the advance was made. Reached on throwing error by second baseman .
Walls won second. Kiermaier drove Robles’ 3-1 pitch to the right, scoring his first homer of this season.
Boston had two hits. Tampa Bay had three.
Brandon Lowe's leadoff two in the fourth Boston starterThis was the only hit in the game, before Brett Phillips' double in the eighth. . followed with a 400-foot fly ball hauled in by Kiké Hernández at the wall in center.
Whitlock, who was a relief pitcher for Boston last year, struck out seven batters in his first major league appearance.
Tampa Bay's opener saw two perfect innings, with two strikeouts. Two outs were then achieved. He pitched two innings. got four outs, pitched the seventh The eighth and ninth were successful.