MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
TAMPA BAY RAYS AT HOUSTON ASTROS
09/28/2021
 
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
TAMPA BAY RAYS AT HOUSTON ASTROS
GAME ID: 2927 - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH , 2021 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay Rays (95-62) 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 8 0
Houston Astros (75-82) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Rays Squelch Astros Offense in Shutout Win
Tampa Bay beat Houston on the strength of starter Kevin Gausman's fine effort. The right-hander led his team to a win, 3-0. Gausman picked up the win for Tampa Bay, going 6.1 innings. He gave up no runs on 2 hits. He now sports a record of 14-10. The victory gives the Rays a record of 95-62.

Tampa Bay relied on the hitting of Rafael Devers to pick up the win. The third baseman clubbed a solo home run in the top of the second inning to put the Rays on top, 1-0. For the game, Devers had 1 home run and 1 single in 3 at-bats.

"I just tried to attack the bottom of the zone," Gausman said.
TAMPA BAY BATTING LINESCORE HOUSTON BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
B. Nimmo LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .245 11 65
M. Semien SS 4 0 0 1 0 1 3 .291 23 81
A. Rizzo 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .215 16 70
R. Devers 3B 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .261 30 102
L. Robert CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .267 23 93
I. Happ RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .202 10 37
A. Santander DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .243 10 44
C. Vazquez C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .220 19 60
C. Arroyo 2B 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .261 5 28
Totals 34 3 8 3 2 8 17      
BATTING
Doubles: , B. Nimmo 2 (32, 3rd Inning off C. Archer, 0 on, 0 outs; 5th Inning off C. Archer, 0 on, 1 out)
Triples: I. Happ (1, 6th Inning off C. Archer, 0 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: R. Devers (30, 2nd Inning off C. Archer, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: B. Nimmo 4 , R. Devers 5 , L. Robert , I. Happ 4 , C. Arroyo
2-out RBI: R. Devers
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: A. Rizzo , L. Robert , C. Vazquez , C. Arroyo
Sac Bunt: B. Nimmo
Sac Fly: M. Semien
Team LOB: 8

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Gausman-Semien-Rizzo)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
A. Frazier CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .262 12 64
L. Urias SS 4 0 1 0 0 3 0 .266 12 68
C. Walker 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .237 13 66
Y. Alvarez DH 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 .259 24 84
P. Smith RF 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .286 15 74
J. Reddick LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 .251 4 25
H. Kim 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .239 10 48
J. Gyorko 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 13 67
Y. Molina C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 12 51
Totals 29 0 3 0 3 10 12      
BATTING
Doubles: Y. Alvarez (33, 5th Inning off K. Gausman, 0 on, 0 outs) , L. Urias (26, 9th Inning off K. Giles, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: L. Urias 2 , Y. Alvarez 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: P. Smith , H. Kim 2
GIDP: J. Reddick
Team LOB: 5

FIELDING
Errors: Y. Molina (8)
TAMPA BAY PITCHING LINESCORE HOUSTON PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI ERA   
K. Gausman W (14-10) 6.1 2 0 0 3 6 0 96 3.08   
T. May H (12) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 19 3.54   
K. Giles SV (35) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 20 3.00   
PITCHING
Game Score: K. Gausman 72
Batters Faced: K. Gausman 23, T. May 5, K. Giles 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: K. Gausman 6-6, T. May 1-2, K. Giles 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: K. Gausman 96-55, T. May 19-13, K. Giles 20-12
Inherited Runners - Scored: T. May 3-0
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI ERA   
C. Archer L (11-13) 5.2 6 1 1 2 5 1 100 3.37   
P. Bickford 2.0 2 2 0 0 1 0 29 3.74   
S. Romo 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3.52   
C. Rodriguez 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 12 2.35   
PITCHING
Game Score: C. Archer 56
Batters Faced: C. Archer 25, P. Bickford 9, S. Romo 1, C. Rodriguez 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: C. Archer 6-6, P. Bickford 2-4, S. Romo 0-1, C. Rodriguez 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: C. Archer 100-62, P. Bickford 29-20, S. Romo 1-1, C. Rodriguez 12-9
Inherited Runners - Scored: P. Bickford 2-0
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Kevin Gausman
Ballpark: Minute Maid Park
Weather: Clear skies (86 degrees), wind blowing out to right at 10 mph
Start Time: 7:10 PM CT
Time: 3:10
Attendance: 22737
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