The rays explode into extras and take 11th place
Dunedin, Fla. – Francisco Mejia scored 2 for 7 in the 11th inning, recording the 11th victory of the Tampa Bay Race, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 14-8 on Monday night.
A win from the Tampa Bay team’s consecutive winning record. In 2004, when they were still called Devil Rays, they had 12 straight wins with manager Lou Finiella.
The race erupted after both teams scored twice, 7-7 in 10th place.
Mejia won with bases to beat Joel Pomps (0-2). Randy Arosarena scored a double homer, Austin Meadows landed, Manuel Marcot scored a triple and Mike Proso scored a single from Tim Maysa.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit two of Toronto’s five home runs. Blue Zeus lost the sixth game in a row.
The Blue Jays will relocate to Buffalo, New York, as they can no longer play in Toronto due to Canada’s COVID-19 restrictions.
In terms of rays, Cuban Randy Arosarena is 5-2 with three runs and a Reserve. Dominicans Manuel Marcot 6-2 with two runs and three Reserve Banks; Mejia 1-1 with one score and two RBIs.
According to Blue Jaze, Dominicans Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was 5-2 with two runs and three Reserve Banks, Discar Hernandez 5-2 with two runs and two Reserve Banks, Santiago Espinal 5-0 with one Reserve Bank. Cuba Lourdes Curiel Jr. 5-3 with one run and one Reserve Bank.