VIDEO: Rays Complete Perfect Relay to Throw Out Jose Altuve at the Plate and Preserve Shutout

The Houston Astros have already gotten off to a rough start in Game 4 of the ALDS, as they found themselves in a 3-0 hole against the Tampa Bay Rays after the first inning. And now, they've squandered their first real scoring opportunity of the game thanks to a perfect relay sequence by the Rays. There was nothing Jose Altuve could've done on this.

Wow. That's as smooth of a relay as there will ever be, especially considering the circumstances. Kevin Kiermaier rifled that ball in to Willy Adames, who then delivered a strike to catcher Travis d'Arnaud for the tag.

That squandered any momentum the Astros thought they were building.