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2008 was truly a magical season for the Tampa Bay Rays. After taking the entire baseball world by surprise by beating out the Yankees and Red Sox for the AL East Title, the Rays knocked Boston out of the playoffs to advance to their first ever World Series. The Rays followed up the best season in franchise history, with the second best season in team history in 2009. Normally 84 wins would have signaled a party in Tampa Bay, however in 2009 it was a major disappointment. The team got off to a slow start, then crumbled down the stretch with essentially the same players who had carried them to the title the year before. In 2009, the Rays offense scored with the best of them, but the pitching did not play up to its’ ‘08 level, especially the bullpen. In addition, that magic seem ...

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