The Rays ultimately lost the war of attrition to the Red Sox in Game 4 of the ALDS, but they have plenty of pieces in place to be good again in 2014.
Rays backup catcher Jose Lobaton took seemingly invincible Red Sox closer Koji Uehara deep in the bottom of the ninth inning of ALDS Game 3 to extend Tampa Bay's season.
The Red Sox keep sending relentless waves of offense at Tampa Bay to take a formidable 2-0 lead in the ALDS.
Tampa Bay was uncharacteristically sloppy in its ALDS Game 1 loss to Boston, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Alex Cobb pitched superbly in helping lead the Rays to yet another season-saving victory.
For the Braves, Kris Medlen seems like the logical choice. For other teams, however, the decision might not be so easy under baseball's new postseason format.
Justin Verlander should become the first back-to-back AL Cy Young winner since Pedro Martinez of the 1999-2000 Red Sox.
After a pair of lengthy rain delays, the Rangers held on to defeat the Tigers 3-2 in ALCS Game 1.
Cliff Lee elevated the Rangers to a new place, not just by leading them to their first playoff series win, but simply by arriving in Texas.
Cliff Lee and the Rangers got the better of David Price and the Rays in ALDS Game 1. The left-handed aces meet again in Tuesday night's Game 5, the winner advancing to face the Yankees in the ALCS.
Evan Longoria's leg might be less than 100 percent, but his bat appears to be healthy after he led the Rays to a Game 4 victory.
A loss in Saturday's Game 3 of the ALDS could signify the end of Carl Crawford's and Carlos Pena's time in Tampa Bay.
After listless performances in ALDS Games 1 and 2, the Rays reverted to the formula in Game 3 that produced 96 regular-season wins and an AL East title.
The Rays hardly resemble the team that won 96 regular-season games and an AL East title. Suddenly, they find themselves down 2-0 against the Rangers.
One game doesn't make a series, but the Rangers turned history on its side in their 5-1 victory over the Rays in ALDS Game 1.
Teams that have the ability to hit quality pitching usually thrive in the postseason. That said, which lineups among serious playoff contenders are the best?