(Photo : Mike Carlson / Stringer) ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Wander Franco #5 of the Tampa Bay Rays, left, celebrates a win over the Boston Red Sox with Brandon Lowe #8 in a baseball sport at Tropicana Field on April 10, 2023 in St. Petersburg, Florida.
March 30 was the 2023 MLB season’s opening day, and as of this writing, the Tampa Bay Rays haven’t misplaced a sport. They received their tenth sport on Monday, with a rating of 1-0 in opposition to the Boston Red Sox, making them one among solely seven groups in Major League Baseball (MLB) historical past to start out the season with 10 consecutive wins.
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Third-longest in Rays’ franchise historical past
The Rays’ profitable streak is the third-longest of their franchise historical past, with Brandon Lowe hitting a house run within the eighth inning and Pete Fairbanks securing the victory.
Although the groups they’ve confronted up to now, such because the Tigers, Nationals, and A’s, usually are not anticipated to carry out nicely this season, the Rays have defeated them convincingly, profitable every of their first 9 video games by no less than 4 runs and having a run differential of plus-57.
Their run differential has elevated to plus-58, with 25 house runs hit and solely 18 runs allowed. This makes the Rays the primary staff since 1987 to start the season with a 10-0 file, they usually want three extra wins to tie the MLB file for the greatest begin — a file set by the 1982 Atlanta Braves and 1987 Milwaukee Brewers.
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