It was the first time in 36 years in the major leagues of American professional baseball that 10 consecutive wins came out. Tampa Bay wrote the record.
Tampa Bay won 1-0 in the home game against Boston held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA on the 11th.
Tampa Bay, which started with Detroit in its opening three games, met with Washington and Oakland, and swept all three games, and started with a victory in the first four games with Boston and won 10 straight games.
Tampa Bay’s 10-game winning streak is the first record in the major leagues in 36 years since Milwaukee’s 13-game winning streak in 1987. There were two consecutive wins in the opening 13 games. Also recorded in Atlanta in 1982. If Tampa Bay adds 4 consecutive wins, it will set the record for the most consecutive wins in history.
On this day, bullpen pitcher Jaylen Biggs started with the concept of an ‘opener’ and won the game with a ‘bullpen day’. Then, Josh Fleming threw 4 innings, and Garrett Clevinger, Colin Poche, and Pete Fairbanks threw 1 inning each, allowing only 3 hits to Boston’s lineup and blocking the scoreless run.
Boston starter Nick Pivetta tied the Tampa Bay lineup by pitching well with 3 hits and 6 strikeouts in 5 innings. However, in the bottom of the 8th inning, Brandon Rowe hit a solo home run against Boston’s third pitcher, Chris Martin, and with this one shot, Tampa Bay achieved a double-digit winning streak.
Tampa Bay has never exceeded 3 hours of game time this season due to good pitching on the mound. The average game time is 2 hours and 26 minutes, and the match against Boston on this day was won in 2 hours and 6 minutes, the shortest among them. However, the record of winning by more than 4 points in 9 consecutive games after the opening ended. 안전놀이터
Tampa Bay is 28th out of 30 clubs with a total annual salary of 73.18 million dollars (approximately 96.5 billion won) this season. It is about 20% of the No. 1 New York Mets ($355 million). Tampa Bay, which belongs to the Eastern Division of the American League along with “big market” clubs such as the New York Yankees (6-4) and Boston (5-5), started the season with an overwhelming lead, running undefeated.