Rays Win Game 1 Over Astros 2-1

Andrew Owen
BarnBurner Sports Writer


Sunday, October 11, 2020

Rays Take a 1-0 series lead

The Tampa Bay Rays take game 1 over The Houston Astros with a final score of 2-1. It was a pitchers duel in this one.

Blake Snell went 5 innings with 1 earned run, 2 walks and 2 strikeouts, while for Houston Framber Valdez went 6 innings giving up 2 runs and striking out 8. 

For Tampa Bay a Randy Arozarena solo homerun, his 4th homerun in the last 6 playoff games, and a 2 out RBI single from Mike Zunino was enough for Tampa Bay to win this one tonight.

For The Astros Jose Altuve hit a solo homerun in the first inning which is his 3rd straight game with a homerun. 

Tampa Bay is trying to reach there first world series since losing to the Philadelphia Phillies in 2008. 

Game 2 will be played tomorrow night at 7:30pm EST/ 4:30pm CST.