How else could the season end?
Its like the team squeezed down the essence of the year and filled it all into game 162, just to show the world, if they didn’t know already, what these Rays are all about.
A come-from-behind, battling, never-give-up, blown save, extra innings, come-back-again, amazing defense, unlikely hero win. A story that has almost become the norm rather than the exception this season. Indeed, I can barely remember a single win out of the 97 (yes, ninety-seven) this year that hasn’t either been come-from-behind, battling, or involved an unlikely hero. Its just the way things happen these days when you’re watching the Rays.
Consider that the Rays, in a final warm-up before the playoffs (how great does that sound?!) used 8 pitchers and 14 position players…