Rays in Retrospect: A Look Back at the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays

It was October 19, 2008. Defending World Series champions against the first Rays team to ever compete in the playoffs. $147,075,645 vs $51,020,720. David Price induced a ground out to second baseman Akinori Iwanura, and the Rays, a year removed from having the worst record in the bigs, a team that …