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
Fernando Rodney will have his setup guy back next year.
The Rays and reliever Joel Peralta have come to terms on a new deal. Terms have not been officially disclosed, rumors from the Dominican Republic Monday said the righthander received a two-year deal with a third-year option.
Peralta, who will be 37 at athe start of next season, went 2-6 with a 3.63 earned run average in 76 games in 2012. He has spent the last two season mainly as Tampa Bay's eight-inning guy.