Tampa Bay improved to 43-24, 1 1/2 video games forward of the White Sox for the perfect document within the majors. The Rays have received seven of eight.
Tampa Bay starter Tyler Glasnow left after 4 innings with proper elbow irritation. The 6-foot-8 right-hander allowed two runs on three hits, walked one and struck out six, throwing 40 of 53 pitches for strikes.
4 Tampa Bay relievers — Ryan Thompson, J.P. Feyereisen (3-2), Diego Castillo and Pete Fairbanks — adopted with 5 scoreless innings of two-hit ball. Fairbanks pitched an ideal ninth for his third save.
The Rays’ bullpen, which tossed seven no-hit innings in a win over Baltimore on Sunday, entered with an AL-best 3.05 ERA.
Lance Lynn (7-2) allowed three runs on six hits in six innings as he misplaced for the primary time since April 15.
Lynn allowed as many as three runs for less than the second time in 12 begins. The massive right-hander entered having received six straight choices and with a 1.23 ERA that was second to the Mets’ Jacob deGrom amongst main league starters.
Meadows, who entered in a 1-for-17 droop, lofted Lynn’s 1-0 sinker deep to proper within the first inning for his team-leading fifteenth homer.
Lowe turned on a cutter within the third, driving the ball simply contained in the right-field foul pole for his twelfth homer and a 3-0 lead.
The White Sox reduce it to 3-2 within the backside half. Leury Garcia scored from third on a wild pitch. Anderson, who had doubled, got here residence on Goodwin’s single.
Whereas diving ahead on his abdomen in middle discipline, Goodwin reached out and snagged Arozarena’s sinking liner for the second out within the fifth.
Rays: Reinstated 1B Ji-Man Choi (left groin pressure) from the 10-day injured and optioned INF Mike Brosseau to Triple-A Durham. Choi began on Monday after lacking 9 video games in his second stint on the IL this season.
White Sox: 3B Yoán Moncada sat out with what supervisor Tony La Russa known as a “chilly with loads of congestion.” Garcia began at third. … LF Eloy Jiménez, out since struggling a ruptured pectoral tendon in spring coaching, has been medically cleared to renew baseball actions on the staff’s facility in Glendale, Arizona. The White Sox count on this section of Jiménez’s rehab to take not less than 4 weeks. There’s no timetable for his return to Chicago.