Originally posted on Surviving Grady  |  Last updated 10/3/13
Photo by Kelly O’Connor – twitter.com/sittingstillsox Come on. You knew it was gonna be the Rays. Sure, all this talk of Tito coming back and playing Obi Wan to John Farrell’s Darth Vader was tantalizing. And the sort of warming nostalgia that was made for cold October nights. But in the back of your mind, they were there all along. Joe Maddon and his foxy grandpa specs, boldly proclaiming in early September that he’s “looking forward to playing [the Sox] in the playoffs.” David Price and his seemingly newfound invincibility. The sound of cowbells and visions of that cavernous, void-of-fans Trop. You somehow figured things were going to end like this. And here we are. Again. Starting tomorrow at 3:07pm. As we sit back and drink ourselves into playoff mode, I felt it appropriate to look back at some of the more memorable Sox-Rays mash-ups. See if you agree with me. If not, that’s why God invented the comments section. 5. Carp Turns Out the Lights The ghosts of Septembers past still ...
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