About a week after the start of the 2023 season of Major League Baseball, there is a team that has not yet lost. The Tampa Bay Rays won 6 straight wins in the opening season.
Tampa Bay played an away game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, USA on the 6th (hereinafter Korean time). 메이저사이트
On this day, Tampa Bay won 7-2 thanks to ace Shane McClanahan’s 6 innings, 5 hits, 2 runs, 6 strikeouts, and Wander Franco’s 2 hits and 2 RBIs.
With this, Tampa Bay has won 6 wins in 6 games, starting with the opening game against the Detroit Tigers on the 31st of last month. Currently the only undefeated team. The scoring margin is also +31, ranking first overall.
This is the longest opening undefeated record since the Baltimore Orioles’ 7 consecutive wins in 2016. It is third place since 2010 and is also a new record for the Tampa Bay team.
The best record in the major leagues in this category was the 13th consecutive loss by the Atlanta Braves in 1982 and the Milwaukee Brewers in 1987. However, the two teams were unable to make a connection with winning the World Series.
After the major league was reorganized into 2 leagues and 6 districts, the Kansas City Royals in 2003 have risen to the top spot with 9 consecutive victories. Since then, 4 teams have won 7 consecutive wins.
Now, Tampa Bay will have 3 home matches against the Oakland Athletics from the 8th. Attention is focusing on whether Tampa Bay can continue this momentum.
Meanwhile, in the National League, Atlanta and Milwaukee are tied for the league lead with 5 wins and 1 loss, and are at the top of their respective districts.