Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 9/13/12
September baseball is well underway and the Tampa Bay Rays seem to be taking steps in the wrong direction. The Rays came into this series down two games behind for the A.L. East lead and one game back behind the Baltimore Orioles for the final wild card spot. While there are a couple weeks of baseball left, games are coming and going faster for the Rays.  During the Rays 9-2 loss in the first game of the series, the Orioles did what they have done well as of late and that is score runs consistently in a game. Rays’ pitcher Matt Moore was chased after four innings of work and 94 pitches thrown. The Orioles were 4-for-9 with runners in scoring position on the night. After demolishing the Rays rally in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday, Orioles’ third baseman Manny Machado lead off the bottom half of the ninth with a hit and eventually came in and score the game winning run. The Rays would go on to lose in 14 innings innings on Thursday thanks to Manny Machado’s sinking flyball th...
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