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Still, Rays of hope

Series win would buoy their chances

By Adam Kilgore
Globe Staff / September 3, 2009

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The Tampa Bay Rays experienced their first playoff race last season, but only one side of it, the part where you head to the park every day with room to operate rather than wondering if time is running out. They never felt the precise tension of last night’s game, when a loss meant virtual elimination. (Full article: 737 words)

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