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 Scouting department filled several positions this week.
Chuck Ricci was hired as the national cross-checker. He held the same post previously with Cleveland
Bobby Heck, who had been the Astros scouting director before being let go by the new regime, will handle special assignment work.
Two former Rays minor-leaguers were hired as area scouts: Ronnie Merrill, will handle part of Florida and Puerto Rico, and Josh Arhart has southern California.