Meadows has 3 RBIs, surging Rays beat Phillies 5-3

Austin Meadows drove in his third run on a tiebreaking RBI infield single throughout a two-run eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays gained for the 14th time in 15 video games, 5-3 over the Philadelphia Phillies

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Austin Meadows drove in his third run on a tiebreaking RBI infield single throughout a two-run eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays gained for the 14th time in 15 video games, 5-3 over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Randy Arozarena had a leadoff single within the eighth and superior to 3rd on a wild pitch by Sam Coonrod (0-2). After Yandy Díaz was deliberately walked with one out, Meadows made it 4-3 together with his hit off José Alvarado.

Tampa Bay took a two-run lead when Alvarado walked pinch-hitter Mike Brosseau with the bases load.

Diego Castillo (1-3) labored out of a two-on, two-out jam within the eighth for the Rays, who’ve gained three in a row after Kansas Metropolis stopped their 11-game profitable streak on Tuesday. J.P. Feyereisen labored the ninth to get his second save.

Philadelphia starter Zack Wheeler gave up three runs, 4 hits, two walks and struck out a career-high 14 over seven innings. The precise-hander made six begins in Might, going 2-0 with 57 strikeouts, 5 walks and permitting 11 runs in 43 1/3 innings.

Phillies proper fielder Roman Quinn left the sport within the fifth inning with a left Achilles tendon damage. He stumbled and fell rounding third on Ronald Torreyes’ two-run double, acquired up and shortly after needed to hop residence on his proper leg. Quinn ruptured his proper Achiiles tendon throughout an offseason exercise in 2013.

Matt Joyce, who changed Quinn, tied it at 3 on a seventh-inning solo homer off Jeffrey Springs. He had been hitless in his earlier 28 at-bats.

Tampa Bay struck out 16 instances and Philadelphia punched out 15 instances. The Rays have struck out a serious league-most 565 instances, and the Phillies are at 528.

Wheeler uncharacteristically issued consecutive walks to Yandy Díaz and Meadows with two outs within the sixth earlier than Ji-Man Choi put the Rays up 3-2 on a single.

Torreyes ended Ryan Yarbrough’s day with a fifth-inning hit that tied it at 2.

Yarbrough, winless in his final 24 begins since Aug 17, 2019, gave up two runs, three hits, two walks and struck out eight in 4 1/3 innings. The lefty, who usually follows an opener, is 25-5 as a reliever.

Meadows hit a two-run homer within the first. He homered and drove in 4 runs within the Rays’ 7-2 win over Kansas Metropolis in Thursday night time. He has 26 RBIs in his final 23 video games.

Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto was reinstated from the 10-day injured checklist after being out with a left hand contusion and went 0 for 3 with a stroll and stolen base.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Rays: RHP Chris Archer feels the tendinitis in his proper forearm is gone and now it’s a matter of constructing arm power. There is no such thing as a date for his return however Archer could be happy if it happens in early July.

UP NEXT

Phillies RHP Zach Eflin (2-4) would be the begin within the finale of the two-game collection on Sunday. LHP Josh Fleming (4-3) could possibly be the starter or observe an opener for Tampa Bay.

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