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!
by Steve Carney
Now that the 2012 baseball season has come to an end, teams are getting ready to retool for the 2013 season. We'll be taking a look at players that could be Rays next year, as well as players on the 2012 team and their prospects of returning.
Part 1: List of Rays eligible for free agency
RHP Kyle Farnsworth
LHP J.P. Howell
RHP Joel Peralta
RHP Fernando Rodney ($2.5 million option, $250k buyout)
RHP James Shields ($9 million option, $1.5 million buyout)
C Jose Molina ($1.5 million option, $300K buyout)
IF Jeff Keppinger
1B Carlos Pena
CF B.J. Upton
DH Luke Scott