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!
The Rays have kept James Shields under their control, but that's not to say he'll pitch form them next season.
According to a report from ESPNLosangeles.com the Dodgers have made Shields their top target.
Click HERE for the full report (the portion on Shields is at the end of the story).