In this age of deflated power numbers and de-emphasized baserunning, it's no small feat when a major leaguer pulls off a 20-20 combo in a single season: 20 home runs, 20 stolen bases.
Not so many days ago, the Rays were six games out of the last wild-card spot. Now, with nine games left, they are 3 12 behind the As and on a five-game winning streak.
With the 12 games left, the Rays are 5 12 out of a wild-card spot, but they showed some spirit on Thursday.
Now, normally wed shout out about pro-Yankees bias in the media because we see the Yankees listed ahead of the Orioles in the American League East standings when theyre tied.