1:17 AM EDT, Thu September 23, 2021
DRaysBay 6 hours ago
Rays 7, Blue Jays 1: Postseason spot secured!

Rays 7, Blue Jays 1: Postseason spot secured!

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Beating the Blue Jays means the Rays are headed back to the Postseason for the third-straight year The rubber-match of this week’s three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays is the most important one, as a win today will secure the Rays’ spot in the 2021 Postseason. Luis Patiño takes the mound against Blue Jays opener Julian Merryweather. A midweek matinee to finish our series vs the Blue Jays pic.twitter.com/rkf13mf66v— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) September 22, 2021 Patiño worked around loading the bases in the first to...
DRaysBay 6 hours ago
Tampa Bay Rays clinch 2021 postseason berth

Tampa Bay Rays clinch 2021 postseason berth

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports via team press release The Tampa Bay Rays have clinched a berth in Major League Baseball’s postseason for a third consecutive season, the longest such streak in franchise history, and an accomplishment not every franchise can boast: In a few innings, the Rays will likely clinch a playoff berth for the third year in a row. Teams that have never made the playoffs three years in a row:MetsMarlinsExpos/NationalsRedsPadresDiamondbacksRockiesWhite SoxMariners— Tyler Kepner (@TylerKepner) September 22, 2021 The Rays are the first American...
DRaysBay 10 hours ago
GDT: Hey, remember when Wacha pitched last night?

GDT: Hey, remember when Wacha pitched last night?

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Leave the cutter at home my dude. Go Rays!
DRaysBay 16 hours ago
View from the Catwalks: Playing the Rays Card

View from the Catwalks: Playing the Rays Card

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Rays lose and everybody else wins as we wait a little longer for Magic Number Day. Also, KK finds a card. Well, that wasn’t very fun. Also, I’m not very good at figuring these Magic Number thingies, but it seems to me the best way to track them is find a magic number, but I think we’re at four for the division and two for the playoffs? MLB.com tries to break down the playoff scenarios, and it doesn’t really help. We need Steve Kornacki and his Big Board! Or maybe we just win, baby? That would take care of a lot of this ambiguity....
DRaysBay Sep 21, 2021
Rays 2, Blue Jays 4: Clinching Was Not In The Cards For the Rays Tonight

Rays 2, Blue Jays 4: Clinching Was Not In The Cards For the Rays Tonight

Photo by Julio Aguilar/ The Rays will have to wait until at least tomorrow for their chance to clinch the postseason. The 21st of September had the potential to be a night to remember for this Tampa Bay Rays team. Coming into the night with a magic number of two for the postseason it was possible there could have been a postseason celebration if a few scenarios played out. All of them required the Rays to win, which they fell short in a 4-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays putting the celebration on hold for now. The strike zone was also as wide as the Rays lead in the...