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Tampa Bay Rays news and links: AL East Champs Edition

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Rays player and fans react to Tampa Bay claiming their third AL East title.

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For the first time in a decade, your Tampa Bay Rays are AL East Champions.

Celebrations looked a bit different this year — beers and champagne were not allowed — but the Rays found a way to celebrate in their own way after Tyler Glasnow, Brandon Lowe, Pete Fairbanks, and Randy Arozarena led the team to a strong win at Citi Field.

How the Rays reacted

No booze? No problem! The Rays donned shirts and hats honoring their manager Kevin Cash and the quality of the pitching staff, and got to work celebrating with confetti...

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Pop off that confetti!

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And — what could be more Tampa than this? — cigars!

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Oh, we’re enjoying it

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How fans reacted on social media

And now your moment of zen