Yoshitomo Tsutsugo hit a two-run solitary throughout a five-run 3rd inning by the Tampa Bay Rays, aiding the group protect a 5-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday evening, their 4th straight.
In the group’s 5th video game of the coronavirus-delayed period, Tsutsugo, that batted cleaning, lined a bases-loaded solitary off Kyle Wright (0-1) after the Rays attracted 3 third-inning strolls at a vacant Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo #25 of the Tampa Bay Rays strikes a solitary versus the Atlanta Braves in the 8th inning at Tropicana Field on July 28, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Getty/Kyodo)
Jose Martinez and also Joey Wendle after that each included a run-scoring solitary, with Tsutsugo occurring to rack up the 4th run. Tampa Bay rose 5-1 when Martinez racked up on a wild pitch by Josh Tomlin.
“We’ve been winning and it’s been so fulfilling,” stated Tsutsugo, that homered in his MLB launching on Friday.
“They’re all pitchers I’ve never faced before so I just have to stand at the plate and rely on past experience,” he stated.
Tsutsugo went 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs for his initial multi-hit video game in the majors. The 28-year-old Japanese slugger authorized a two-year, $12 million manage the Rays in December by means of the uploading system.
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