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Rays vs. Red Sox GDT 1: Storm clouds in Boston

Mayhaps more than foul weather brews along the Massachusetts coast.

Jim Rogash

Five years ago, in this layer of the playoff cake, Grant Balfour and Orlando Cabrera.

You, like me, watched it live. It was still unbelievable. It is unbelievable still --

That team lost 7 straight games heading into the All-Star. That team had never had a winning season. That team had no believers in the national media.

We were excited about breaking the 70-win barrier.

Elliot Johnson broke Francisco Cervelli's wrist.

Has it been five years?


Best moment of Rays postseason history.

This poll is closed

  • 41%
    Akinori Iwamura, hands raised, hopping to that second bag.
    (25 votes)
  • 11%
    STFD. (Featured.)
    (7 votes)
  • 38%
    Matt Garza, seventh game, seven innings, nine strikeouts -- Boston Eliminated.
    (23 votes)
  • 3%
    Matt Moore blanks the Rangers, Rays win Game One.
    (2 votes)
  • 5%
    October 23, Shields keeps the Phillies scoreless, Price closes the final three innings, Rays win Game 2.
    (3 votes)
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