Tampa Bay- The Cleveland Indians and Tampa Bay Rays met Wednesday afternoon for the series finale, the Rays defeated the Indians 3-1. Tampa Bay benefited from a fantastic start by Blake Snell.
Snell held the Indians hitless through the first seven innings, until Jose Ramirez broke things up with a shot to left field. Snell would finish the seventh, and that would be his afternoon as he exited the game allowing only one hit and holding a 3-1 lead.
The man who broke the Indians backs on Monday, got things going Wednesday when he a two run home run in the second inning. The Rays last run was courtesy of a Kevin Kiermaier sac fly.
The Indians return home for their last homestand of the season as the Detroit Tigers come to town this weekend.
Continue on to see some takeways from today’s 3-1 Indians loss.