In the opening match of the American League final, the Rays narrowly won (2-1) against the Astros. In Game 1 of the American League Finals, which equals the MLB semifinals, the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Houston Astros 2-1 by the smallest margin. the rays were scared to the end. With an Astros player at each base, the game could have taken a whole new turn if pitcher Diego Castillo had not given. In four shots, the Dominican pulled out Astro’s last batsman, ending Houston’s ninth and final round and securing the victory for his team. The Rays lead 1-0 in the series, which, as a reminder, is played to the best of seven games.
The Rays and Astros continue the night from Monday to Tuesday with Game 2. The same night, the Dodgers launch their series against the Braves as part of the National League final.