The miracle of the ‘small market’ club continues… Tampa Bay, 14 home wins in a row → Achieved a new record
The Tampa Bay Rays set a new record for the most consecutive wins with 14 home wins in a row.
Tampa Bay won 8-3안전놀이터 in a home game against the Houston Astros in the 2023 major league held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, on the 25th (Korean time).
Tampa Bay allowed two runs to Houston in the first inning. Kyle Tucker’s sacrifice fly and Alex Bregman’s one-run home run came. However, at the end of the first inning, Randy Arosarena’s 1 RBI triple and Harold Ramirez’ 1 RBI double hit the balance.
Houston took the lead again with Jeremy Pena’s one-run home run in the top of the third inning, but Tampa Bay tied the game at the end of the third inning with Arosarena’s sacrifice fly from second and third base. Following this, Josh Lowe’s 1 RBI and Christian Betancourt’s 2 RBIs in a row in the 2nd bases loaded opportunity turned the tables.
Afterwards, Tampa Bay nailed the game with Isaac Paredes’ 1 RBI at the end of the 6th inning and Wander Franco’s 1 RBI at the end of the 7th inning.
Tampa Bay won the first game of 3 home matches against Houston, and after the opening game, they ran 14 home wins in a row. “MLB.com” of the United States said, “It is the record for the most consecutive home starts in the modern baseball era (since 1900). It broke the record set by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2009 season.”
“I hope our winning streak continues. It shows that our team is a good team,” said Arosarena, who went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
The momentum of Tampa Bay, which represents the ‘Small Market’ this season, is great. Tampa Bay won 13 straight wins, starting with the Detroit Tigers in the opening game and defeating the Washington Nationals, Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox. He tied the record for the most consecutive wins in modern baseball (since 1900). Afterwards, they lost to the Toronto Blue Jays and did not continue their record, but their momentum was not broken.
After two consecutive losses to Toronto, they recorded 7 wins and 1 loss in 8 games, and with 20 wins and 3 losses, they are firmly holding first place in the American League East Division.