The days of restless anticipation are over, as the Tampa Bay Rays finally punched their postseason ticket — their fourth consecutive playoff berth — after they defeated the Astros on Friday, 7-3.
After winning just one game in Cleveland, in a hard-fought and winnable series, the Tampa Bay Rays continue their season-ending road trip in Houston, where they start a three-game series against the Astros on Friday.
The Tampa Bay Rays eked out an extra-inning win on Tuesday thanks to Harold Ramírez, who drove in a pair of runs on a clutch double. The Rays ended the night with a magic number of three to punch their postseason ticket for the fourth consecutive season. At 85-69 on the season, Tampa Bay enters …
The first stop is Cleveland, where they’ll start a three-game series against the Guardians on Tuesday.
After falling to Toronto on Saturday, 3-1, the Tampa Bay Rays look to finish the home stand on a winning note when they face the Blue Jays for the final time of the regular season.