Friday, May 5, 2017

Rays Defeat Marlins

     The Miami Marlins fell to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Thursday night at Tropicana Field. The Fish lost the Citrus Series as the Rays won three of the four games this week.
     Tampa Bay(15-15) took the lead during the second inning. Tim Beckham blasted a two-run home run to center on a 0-2 count with Brad Miller scoring in front of him.
     Beckham smacked his second homer of the game in the bottom of the fourth to give the Rays a 4-0 margin. He hit a 0-1 pitch over the left-field wall which brought in Colby Rasmus. In the fifth inning, Kevin Kiermaier drove in Derek Norris with a base hit into center field.
     Miami(12-15) got on the scoreboard in the top of the ninth to break the shutout. Dee Gordon singled into left field and scored Justin Bour.

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