BOSTON (AFP) – Enrique Hernandez He secured his second straight win for the Boston Red Sox with an exit, leading the contestant Danny Santana After hitting a fly-by in the ninth inning, he sent Boston into the MLS Championship with a 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.
After winning Game Three of the Divisional Series on Sunday with the two-stage Homer of Christian Vasquez To finish the game in the thirteenth inning, Boston dominated Game 4 to win back-to-back games with a post-season elimination for the first time since games 4 and 5 of the 2004 Championship Series. Both were courtesy of the Dominicans. David Ortiz vs New York Yankees.
Raphael Devers He collided with three runs at home fleeing from the rookie Shane McClanahan To unleash a five-round third game that put Boston 5-0 ahead. Tampa Bay fought to recover and tied for eighth.
The Red Sox, who made it to the playoffs as a wild card, await the winner of the tag team duel between the Houston Astros and the Chicago White Sox. Houston leads the 2-1 series leading up to Game 4 in Chicago on Tuesday after it was postponed on Monday due to a forecast of rain.
“From day one, you have believed in this group,” coach Alex Cora told his players before the champagne celebration began.
He said it was their conviction that led them to this point.
“We’ve always said we’ve had a good baseball team with some gaps, and we still have some gaps, but in the end, no matter how bad it gets at times, we’re still here. We’re still in the dancing,” Cora said.
Boston improved to 15-3 in the winning streak games and captured each of their last eight games. Rays’ season ended abruptly. Tampa Bay was looking for back-to-back trips to the World Championships after winning 100 games during the regular season and easily earning the AL East title.
“There is definitely a disappointment,” Tampa Bay coach Kevin Cash said. “We had great aspirations to keep moving forward with this. We met the Red Sox that just beat us, and there’s no other way. They’ve been a hit.”
For the Red Sox, Puerto Rican Hernandez 4-1 with the RBI, Vazquez 4-2 with a run scored. Dominican Divers 4-3 with one and three, Santana 0-0 and one record.