The Tampa Bay Rays manufactured a run on Francisco Mejia’s sacrifice fly within the eighth inning that lifted them to a 1-0 win over the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Friday evening in St. Petersburg, Fla
With the win, the Rays averted shedding three in a row for the primary time this season
Tampa Bay broke by when Milwaukee reliever Peter Strzelecki (2-3) clipped Luke Raley with a pitch. Raley stole second and superior to 3rd on catcher William Contreras’ throwing error.
Mejia’s sacrifice fly to left discipline scored Raley with the sport’s lone run.
Pete Fairbanks (fourth save) needed to work out of bother within the ninth inning after Jesse Winker singled and pinch-runner Brice Turang stole second with one out. A wild pitch moved him to 3rd one out later. However Fairbanks ended it by getting Tyrone Taylor to bounce again to the mound.
Reliever Jason Adam (1-1) threw the eighth inning, and picked up the win.
Rays ace Shane McClanahan went seven scoreless innings, giving up six hits and a stroll. The left-hander was in a position to work out of jams, courtesy of seven strikeouts
Milwaukee’s Adrian Houser tossed six shutout innings, scattering 4 hits. The precise-hander struck out 4 and walked one, earlier than giving solution to Joel Payamps within the seventh.
The few probabilities every staff had had been shortly erased.
Within the sixth inning, the Brewers had a chance after Contreras laced a one-out double to heart. However McClanahan left him stranded by retiring Christian Yelich on a fly ball to left and getting Willy Adames to floor out to 3rd
Tampa Bay squandered a first-and-third, one-out likelihood within the third inning.
Jose Siri and Mejia had back-to-back, one-out singles, however with runners on the corners Josh Lowe bounced to first. After getting the pressure at second, Siri was caught in a rundown at third, and tagged out to finish a double play.
Owen Miller put the Brewers in place to get on the board within the eighth inning. After reaching on an infield single, Miller stole second and he superior to 3rd on Yelich’s grounder to second. However Adam struck out Adames to finish the menace
–Discipline Degree Media