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!
Multiple media reports Friday night say the Rays are losing lefty reliever J.P. Howell to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Howell will sign a one-year deal worth a reported $3 million.
Previously WDAE had reported the odds of Howell returning were low due to the market for left-handed relievers.