It was not a multi-score victory as expected, but a home run was enough for the Tampa Bay Rays to write a new history. Tampa Bay wrote a new history in 20 years by winning 10 consecutive wins in the opening season.
Tampa Bay won 1-0 in a match against the Boston Red Sox held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA on the 11th (hereinafter Korean time). With this victory, Tampa Bay ran a 10-game winning streak in the opening game.
A home run split the joy. Tampa Bay, which continued a tight 0-0 game until the 7th inning, overcame the bases loaded crisis at the beginning of the 8th inning, and then won a thrilling one-run victory with Brandon Lowe’s solo home run at the end of the 8th inning. The record for consecutive wins (9 games) of 4 points or more, which had been maintained until the last game, was broken on this day, but Tampa Bay won 10 consecutive wins with a solid mound shining in 3 consecutive games without a run and an exciting home run. 먹튀검증
According to MLB.com, Tampa Bay became the first team to achieve the feat of winning 10 consecutive games since the wild card system was implemented in 1995. The 2003 Kansas City Royals recorded 9 consecutive wins in the opening season, which was the previous record for most consecutive wins. In addition, it became the seventh major league team to win 10 consecutive games since the start of modern baseball (1901). This is the first record in 36 years since the Milwaukee Brewers in 1987.
Now, Tampa Bay is aiming for the record for the most consecutive wins in the opening of the major leagues. The current record for the most consecutive wins in an opening season is 13, set by the Atlanta Braves in 1982 and Milwaukee in 1987. If Tampa Bay wins all of the remaining three consecutive games against Boston and even wins against the Toronto Blue Jays on the 15th, a new major league history will be rewritten.