Since the team was founded in 1998, it can be said that it is at its peak. The Tampa Bay Rays of the American League East Division reached the 30-win mark for the second time in club history.
Tampa Bay played an away game against the New York Yankees at New Yankee Stadium in New York, New York, USA on the 12th (hereinafter Korean time).
On this day,메이저놀이터Tampa Bay won 8-2 thanks to Drew Rasmussen’s pitching of 7 innings, 2 hits, 7 strikeouts, and the batting line that exploded from the middle of the game.
With this, Tampa Bay became the first of the 30 major league clubs to reach 30 wins with a 30-9 win rate of 0.769 for the season. The win rate is great too.
This is the first 30 wins in 13 years since 2010. At the time, there was David Price on the mound in Tampa Bay and Carl Crawford on the other line.
Initially, Tampa Bay was not even considered as a candidate for the district championship this season. The New York Yankees were mentioned as candidates to win the American League East division.
However, Tampa Bay ran 13 straight wins, starting with the opening game against the Detroit Tigers on March 31st. This is a major league record.
Since then, Tampa Bay has won 6 consecutive wins and 4 consecutive wins, continuing the upward trend of 13 consecutive wins from the opening until the middle of this month. It is also surprising that there are no three consecutive losses.
Drew Rasmussen. Photo = Getty Images Korea
The reason for the good grades is simple. The mound is suppressing the opposing team’s scoring, and the other line is scoring a lot. Also, the home run ranks first.
Tampa Bay has scored 239 points and allowed 118 points so far. 1st place in scoring, 1st place in conceded points. Team performance is bound to be good.
However, 2010 was not Tampa Bay’s heyday. It was in 2008 and 2020 that Tampa Bay reached the World Series. They all lost the World Series at the time.
Tampa Bay, who won 30 wins after opening 13 consecutive wins, must run to win the World Series to make the 2023 season the best season in franchise history.