Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 4/27/12
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Tune into Sun Sports at 7:30 p.m. to watch the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Texas Rangers. The Tampa Bay Rays have recovered nicely from their uneven start, but adding to a growing win streak could prove challenging. That's because the Rays will start a three-game road series against their playoff nemesis and the owners of the AL's best record, the Texas Rangers, on Friday night. After reaching consecutive postseasons for the first time in franchise history, Tampa Bay got this campaign off to a 5-6 start. The Rays, though, have bounced back to win five in a row and seven of eight. They earned their latest win on Brandon Allen's pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning Thursday against the visiting Los Angeles Angels. Allen, acquired off waivers from Oakland on April 19, recorded the go-ahead RBI in his first at-bat with the team Wednesday, drawing a bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning of a 3-2 victory. Tampa Bay (12-7) is seeking its longest single-season win streak since a seven-g...
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