Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 5/27/12
Talk about a reversal of Fenway fortune. The Tampa Bay Rays couldn't have scripted a better finale to their three-act drama in Boston. It wasn't just that they left town with a morale-boosting 4-3 victory Sunday afternoon, in advance of a three-game home series against the Chicago White Sox, starting Monday at 3:10 p.m. It was the utterly perfect symmetry of the conclusion and the simmering stage on which it all played out against their arch division rival. One night earlier, the Rays had watched in dismay as a win they badly wanted slipped from their grasp, with the Red Sox gleefully racing on the field to celebrate the ninth-inning, walk-off homer by Jarrod Saltalamacchiathat capped a3-2 triumph. The blast stung all the more in the wake of Friday's night base-brawl with the Boston and the ensuing barbs exchanged by Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon and Bosox skipper Bobby Valentine. But what hurt just as much was that the one-out, pinch-hit homer came against rock-solid reliever F...
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