The first finalist of the American baseball league is known. Tampa Bay Rays ranked for the second time in club history for the World Series. In it, Los Angeles Dodgers or Atlanta Braves becomes the opponent.
Tampa won the World Series by winning the decisive match in the American League final against Houston Astros with 4-2, while the Florida team had lost a 3-0 head start in the best-of-7 series, but is now out of the starting blocks.
Randy Arozarena immediately made two points with a home run. That was his seventh home run in the playoffs, a record for a freshman player.
Tampa Bay was also in the World Series in 2008. Philadelphia Phillies was clearly too strong at the time with 4-1.
Dodgers force seventh duel
In the final of the National League, Los Angeles Dodgers won a seventh battle with Atlanta Braves from the fire. The Dodgers achieved a 3-1 victory and came along in the best-of-7 series.
Atlanta started with pitcher Max Fried, who had not lost a match this season and should have taken only two home runs. Fried got that after three throws already around his ears. One of them came from the bat of Corey Seagers, who has already served five home runs and eleven points in this final series.
Kenley Jansen entered the slotinning on the hill and needed only twelve balls to secure the victory for the Dodgers.
In the night from Sunday to Monday (Dutch time) the decisive duel is between Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves. The first game of the World Series (best-of-7 series) starts (Dutch time) on the night from Tuesday to Wednesday.