ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- David Price, Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays are going to playoffs again, getting there with a victory in their final regular-season game for the second time in three years.
They needed an extra game this time.
Price threw his fourth complete game of the season, Longoria had a two-run homer and the Rays beat the Texasw Rangers 5-2 in the AL wild-card tiebreaker game Monday night, the 163rd game for both teams.
Luckily for manager Joe Maddon and the Rays, they weren't done in by another blown call in Texas -- though this one did cost them at least one run.
The Rays face another must-win situation Wednesday night at Cleveland in the AL wild-card game -- the winner faces Boston in the division series. Tampa Bay, in the playoffs for the fourth time in six years, won four of six from the Indians during the regular season.
Price (10-8), the reigning AL Cy Young winner, had a 10.26 ERA in four previous starts at Rangers Ballpark. He was superb in this...