The Tampa Bay Rays set a new record for home runs in 21 consecutive games.
Tampa Bay won 4-3 after overtime in the 2023 Major League Chicago White Sox game held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, on the 23rd (Korean time).
Tampa Bay’s Randy 메이저사이트Arozarena finished the game with a right-handed hit from 1 out on 1st and 2nd base in the bottom of the 10th inning with the score 3-3.
Arozarena, the main player in the victory, took the lead in achieving a new record for the team that day.
In the first inning with one out and first base, he hit opponent starter Dylan Seads’ 5th pitch four-seam fastball and drew a first two-run arch that crossed the left-middle fence.
With this one shot, Tampa Bay hit a home run in 21 consecutive games.
It is a new record that surpasses the previous record of 20 consecutive home runs in the opening game set by the Seattle Mariners in the 2019 season.
At the same time, Tampa Bay also increased the club’s home run record for consecutive games in a single season. The previous record was 18 consecutive home runs from August 20 to September 9, 2017.
Tampa Bay hitters who sent bats out of the fence throughout 21 games combined for 46 home runs during this period. It ranks first in this category among 30 major league teams.
A total of 12 batters have tried their hand this season, starting with Yandi Diaz and Brandon Law, who drew six arches side by side.
Tampa Bay has been unusual since the start of this season.
He ran with 13 consecutive wins in the opening season, tying the record for the most consecutive major league opening wins by the Atlanta Braves in 1982 and the Milwaukee Brewers in 1987.
Tampa Bay, which opened the season vigorously, has won 18 wins and lost 3 losses up to today’s game, leading the American League East Division overwhelmingly. Even if you look at the entire major league, it ranks first in the win rate.