Rays Force Deciding Game

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The Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros are going to a decisive Game Five in their American League Division Series.

Tommy Pham homered to ignite a three-run first inning as Tampa Bay beat Houston 4-1 in Game Four in St. Petersburg.  

Willy Adames added a solo shot for the Rays, who evened the best-of-five MLB series at two.

Game Five in the MLB playoff series is Thursday in Houston.  

Ryan Yarbrough pitched two scoreless innings to pick up the win in relief.  

Justin Verlander was tagged for all four runs in three-and-two-thirds to suffer the loss.

Robinson Chirinos homered in the eighth for the Astros' only run.