RAYS 8, DODGERS 7: WORLD SERIES GAME 4 POSTGAME NOTES

The 116th World Series
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Tampa Bay Rays
Saturday, October 24, 2020
World Series Game Four – Postgame Notes
Globe Life Field, Arlington, Texas

TAMPA BAY RAYS 8, LOS ANGELES DODGERS 7 (SERIES TIED, 2-2)
First Pitch: 7:09 p.m. Gametime Temperature: 57 degrees Tonight’s Attendance: 11,441 Time of Game: 4:10
PITCHING LINES
LA DODGERS IP H R ER BB-I SO HR WP BF Pitches/Strikes

Julio Urías 4.2 4 2 2 1-0 9 2 1 18 80/56
Blake Treinen 0.2 1 2 2 1-0 1 0 0 4 16/10
Pedro Báez 1.2 2 2 2 1-0 2 2 0 7 26/15
Adam Kolarek 0.2 0 0 0 1-0 1 0 0 3 9/5
Brusdar Graterol 0.1 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 2 7/3
Kenley Jansen (L) 0.2 2 2 2 1-0 1 0 0 5 21/12
TAMPA BAY IP H R ER BB-I SO HR WP BF Pitches/Strikes
Ryan Yarbrough 3.1 5 2 2 1-0 1 2 0 16 69/40
Ryan Thompson 0.2 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 2 5/4
Pete Fairbanks 1.0 2 1 1 0-0 1 0 1 4 12/8
Diego Castillo 1.0 1 1 1 2-0 1 0 0 6 26/13
Aaron Loup 0.1 2 2 2 0-0 1 0 0 3 11/9
Nick Anderson 1.1 3 1 1 1-1 1 0 0 7 23/15
John Curtiss (W) 1.1 2 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6 14/10

THE FALL CLASSIC AT 2-2
• With the Rays win tonight, this marks the 47th time in World
Series history that the series has been tied at two games
apiece, the third year over a four-year span (2017, 2019),
and the fifth time in 10 years (also 2011 and 2013).
• Of the previous 46 times that a World Series is tied,
2-2, the winner of Game Five has gone on to win the
series 30 times (65.2%), including six times in the last 14
occasions. Those were the Yankees in 1996, the Marlins
in 1997 and 2003, the Red Sox in 2013, the Giants in
2014 and the Astros in 2017. The seven teams to lose
the Series in that span after winning Game Five all lost
the series in seven games, including: Brewers in 1982;
Red Sox in 1986; Cardinals in 1987; Braves in 1991;
Yankees in 2001; Giants in 2002; Rangers in 2011; and
the Nationals in 2019.
RAYS AT 2-2
• This is the fourth time in franchise history that the Rays
have been tied 2-2 in a Postseason series, previously
doing so in this year’s ALDS against the Yankees, the
2019 ALDS against the Astros and the 2010 ALDS againt
the Rangers. Tampa Bay went on to lose both series. It
is the first time to occur in a best-of-seven Postseason
series.
DODGERS AT 2-2
• This is the 15th time since 1900 that the Dodgers have
been tied at two games apiece in any best-of-seven
Postseason series, most recently in the 2018 NLCS in
which they went on to defeat the Brewers. Overall, the
Dodgers went on to win the series five times.
• This is the 11th time since 1900 that Los Angeles has
been tied at two games in a Fall Classic, most recently in
the 2017 World Series in which they ultimately fell to the
Astros in seven games. Overall, the Dodgers went on to
win the Fall Classic three times (1981, 1965, 1955).
GAME FOUR RESULTS
• The Rays improved to 5-5 all-time in Game Four of a
Postseason series. The Rays are now 1-1 in Game Four
of the Fall Classic, previously losing to the Phillies in
Game Four of the 2018 Fall Classic. Tampa Bay is now
1-2 this Postseason in Game Four.
• The Dodgers fell to 20-23 all-time in Game Four of a
Postseason series. The Dodgers are now 9-12 in Game
Four of the Fall Classic. Los Angeles is now 0-2 this
Postseason in Game Four, also losing to the Braves in
in the NLCS.
WALK IT OFF TB
• Tonight’s historic contest marks the first walk-off win in a
World Series game since the Dodgers defeated the Red
Sox in Game Three of the 2018 Fall Classic.
RANDY’S HISTORIC RUN
• Randy Arozarena delivered a solo home run in the
fourth inning tonight, his ninth round-tripper of the 2020
playoffs, establishing a new Major League record for a
single Postseason.
• His nine home runs also match Evan Longoria for the
most career home runs in Rays Postseason history.
• Randy’s 26 hits this Postseason match Pablo Sandoval
(26 H, 2014) for the MLB Postseason record.
• Arozarena also holds the MLB Postseason record
for the most total bases (59) in a single Postseason,
surpassing the mark held by David Freese (50) in 2011.
• Arozarena also notched his fifth three-hit game of the
2020 Postseason, establishing an MLB record for the
most in a single Postseason.
• His 13 extra-base hits this Postseason are one shy of the
major league record held by STL David Freese (2011)
• Last night, Arozarena surpassed Derek Jeter (22 H, 1996)
for the rookie record for most hits in a single Postseason.
• Randy’s 26 hits also trail only BJ Upton (27) for the most
career hits in Rays Postseason history.
KEYSTONE POWER
• Brandon Lowe delivered a clutch three-run homer in the
sixth inning tonight to give the Rays a 5-4 lead. It was his
third round-tripper of the 2020 Fall Classic, and he now
has the most World Series homers in Rays history. • Lowe’s three homers are tied for sixth-most by a second
baseman in World Series history. Only Chase Utley (7),
Billy Martin (5), Joe Gordon (4), Davey Lopes (4) and
Tony Lazzeri (4) recorded more. • In addition, his three homers in a single Fall Classic rank
tied for second with Lopes (1978) and Jeff Kent (2002),
and trail only Utley’s five homers in 2009.
Game Four Postgame Notes – Saturday, October 24, 2020
TAMPA BAY HITS HOMERS
• With home runs by Randy Arozarena, Brandon Lowe,
Hunter Renfroe and Kevin Kiermaier, the Rays extended
their MLB Postseason record and have now clubbed 33
round-trippers during their 2020 playoff run. The previous
record of 27 was shared by the 2017 Astros and 2002
Giants, and was matched tonight by the 2020 Dodgers. • The four homers are a World Series record for the Rays
and match the franchise’s Postseason record, previously
accomplished in Game Two of the 2020 ALDS, Game
Three of the 2019 ALDS, the 2019 AL Wild Card and
Game Three of the 2008 ALCS. • Tampa’s four home runs are tied for fourth-most in a
World Series game, most recently accomplished by the
Red Sox in Game Five of the 2018 Fall Classic. The
record of five homers in a single World Series game is
shared by the 2017 Astros (G5); the 1989 Oakland A’s
(G3); and the 1928 Yankees (G4). • Kevin Kiermaier became the first player to hit a gametying home run in a World Series game while batting out
of the ninth spot in the batting order since Chili Davis in
1991.
FIVE-INNING ROAD BLOCK
• Following Ryan Yarbrough’s 3.1 inning-start, the Rays
are the second team in World Series history to have
six consecutive starters not reach 5.0 innings (Charlie
Morton, 2020 G3; Blake Snell, 2020 G2; Tyler Glasnow,
2020 G1; Scott Kazmir, 2008 G5; and Andy Sonnanstine,
2008 G4). • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the Rays
became the first AL Club to do so, as it was previously
accomplished only by the Dodgers (7G) in 1947.
A REAL TEAM EFFORT
• The Rays utilized 21players tonight, matching
the record for a nine-inning World Series game, previously
accomplished by the 1947 Yankees and 1961 Reds. • The Rays (7) and Dodgers (6) also combined for 13
pitchers tonight, the most in World Series history for a
nine-inning game.
SEARING SEAGER
• In the third inning, Corey Seager slugged his eighth
home run of the 2020 Postseason. Seager matched
Nelson Cruz (2011), Carlos Beltrán (2004) and
Barry Bonds (2002) for the second-most in a single
Postseason, trailing only Randy Arozarena, who clubbed
his ninth home run of the 2020 playoffs tonight. • The round-tripper was also the 11th Postseason homer
of his career, matching Duke Snider for second-most
in franchise history. Earlier in the game, Justin Turner
clubbed a home run to establish a new Club mark (12). • Seager now has three career World Series home runs,
matching Carlos Correa and Derek Jeter for the most by
a shortstop in Major League history. • Seager became the third player in franchise history to
tally four hits in a World Series game, joining Maury Wills
(1965 G5) and Jim Gilliam (1959 G5). • He became the first Major Leaguer since Kris Bryant
(2016 G6) to notch four hits and a home run in a Fall
Classic contest. Marked just the 19th such game in World
Series history. He joined Robin Yount (1982 G5) as the
only shortstops to accomplish the feat in history.
SHORT & SWEET
• Making his first career World Series start tonight,
Julio Urías tossed 4.2 innings of two-run ball with nine
strikeouts and one walk. • Urías became the second pitcher in World Series
history to tally nine strikeouts while tossing fewer than 5.0
innings, joining Blake Snell, who accomplished the feat
earlier this series in Game Two. It marks only the fourth
such start in Postseason history, also accomplished by
Brandon Woodruff (2020 NLWC G2) and CC Sabathia
(2017 ALDS G5). • Julio became the sixth Dodgers pitcher (seventh time) in
Fall Classic history to notch at least nine punchouts while
not permitting more than one free pass, joining Walker
Buehler, who did so last night, Clayton Kershaw (2017
G1), Sandy Koufax (1965 G2, G5), Don Drysdale (1963
G3) and Don Newcombe (1949 G1). • At 24 years, 73 days old, he became the youngest
pitcher to tally at least nine punchouts in a World Series
contest since Florida’s Josh Beckett (23, 163) in Game Six
of the 2003 World Series. The only pitcher in franchise
history to accomplish the feat at a younger age is Don
Newcombe (23.113), who had 11 strikeouts in Game
One of the 1949 World Series against the Yankees.
DYNAMIC DUO
• Corey Seager and Justin Turner became the third pair of
teammates to both log at least four hits in a World Series
game, joining Paul Molitor and Robin Yount in 1982, and
Whitey Kurowski and Joe Garagiola in 1946.
TWO-OUT PROWESS
• The Dodgers tallied seven two-out RBI tonight. Their
55 two-out RBI this Postseason surpassed the previous
record of 45 held by the 2004 Boston Red Sox for the
most in a single Postseason since 1999, according to the
Elias Sports Bureau. • The Dodgers became the first team in World Series
history to score with two outs in six different innings of a
single contest.
WALK THIS WAY
• With his walk in the third inning, Max Muncy collected
his 19th free pass of the 2020 Postseason. He has now
recorded the third-most all-time in a single Postseason,
and trails just Barry Bonds (27 BB, 2002) and Gary
Sheffield (20 BB, 1997).
MULTI-DINGER DODGERS
• With multiple home runs tonight, the Dodgers have
now clubbed multiple homers in seven consecutive
Postseason games, establishing an MLB Postseason
record. The previous mark of six straight games was
held by the Yankees (2019-2020).
CONSISTENT SCORING
• There was at least one run scored in eight consecutive
half innings tonight, the longest streak in World Series
history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. • This also marks the first game in Fall Classic history that
both Clubs scored in three straight innings.

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