The Tampa Bay Rays played The Texas Rangers on October 4, 2011. The Rays ended their AL wild-card streak, losing 4-3.
The Tampa Bay Rays play the Texas Rangers for Game 2 in Texas! Final score: 6-8 (Texas)
The Rays beat the New York Yankees to clinch a playoff spot in the 2011 playoffs!
Eleven wins in their last twelve wins wasn't enough to keep their season going beyond 162 games.
With Oakland's 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers, the Tampa Bay Rays were elominates from playoff contention this season.
This marks the first time since 2009 that Tampa Bay has missed the postseason.