Bright season for Rays suddenly a bit gloomy
Originally Published: September 16, 2008By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The date was July 24 -- nearly two months ago.It was long before the great Olympiad, long before the politicos launched into conventioneering. Heck, it was so long ago Manny Ramirez still wore a "B" on his cap. It was also the last day the Tampa Bay Rays DIDN'T hold undisputed possession of first place. Until Monday night, that is. Until the Red Sox stomped into Tropicana Field -- a place they hadn't won all ...
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