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Rays have been on a wild ride to get to Fenway

The Red Sox took two of three games from the Tampa Bay Rays in mid-September, a series that essentially ended the American League East race.

The Rays would have to make the postseason through a crowd of teams seeking a wild-card berth. But manager Joe Maddon predicted then that his team would face the Red Sox again.

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