CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Cobb dodged trouble for nearly seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays pitched their way to another must-have win on the road, beating the Cleveland Indians 4-0 on Wednesday night in the AL wild-card game.
Cobb, who missed a chunk of the regular season after he was hit in the head by a line drive, quieted a thundering Cleveland crowd and ended the Indians’ unexpected season.READ MORE: Search For Missing 13-Year-Old Jalen Maxwell In Philadelphia Intensifying
Delmon Young homered in the third inning off rookie Danny Salazar as the Rays, playing in their third city over four days, advanced to face the AL East champion Boston Red Sox in the division series starting Friday.READ MORE: COVID In Delaware: Gov. Carney Says State Expecting Shipment Of 8,000 Doses Of J&J Vaccine After FDA Approval
Cobb’s comeback in August from his frightening injury helped stabilize the Rays, who have spent the past two weeks winning crucial games to make the postseason for the fourth time in six years.MORE NEWS: Two More Teens Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Forrest Keys, UArizona Student Gunned Down In Campus Parking Garage
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