Boston eliminated the NY Yankees, and will now face favorites Tampa Bay Rays in the Division Series round
Game 1 Park: Tropicana Field Date: Thursday, October 7 Time: 7:07 PM (Central Mexico time)
UNITED STATES – The Boston Red Sox, at the end of September, they were swept away by the New York Yankees in Fenway Park but now, in a game in which the winner would take it all, the Massachusetts team won and as a “prize” in the Division Series they will face the Tampa Bay Rays, ninth with the best record in the American League.
Alex Cora already knows the path to the Major League title with the Red Sox after guiding them to the Fall Classic in the 2018 season and now they want to repeat that magic by facing another team in their division that dominated them this season.
The Tampa Bay Rays, who finished with the best record in the American League, were waiting for the winner of the Wild Card Game between Yankees and Red Sox, ninths whom they beat by the same record of 11-8 in the 2021 season.
The last time these rivals from the AL East met was in early September at Fenway Park and those led by Kevin Cash took a couple of victories, but the locals kept the last commitment to avoid the sweep.
Tampa bay he already has his starters defined for the first games since the left-hander Shane McClanahan will be in the inaugural and the rookie Shane baz will be in charge of the second commitment, while for the Red Sox the only discarded is Nathan Eovaldi by opening the decider against the Yankees.
The first game of the American League Division Series at Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay, Florida is scheduled for next Thursday, October 7 at 7:07 p.m. Central Mexico time.