Stunned Rays can only hope to put brutal loss behind them

Originally Published: October 16, 2008
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- So how do you put THAT behind you?

How do you overcome blowing a seven-run lead when you're just seven outs from going to the World Series? How do you stuff a monumental, historic collapse -- A SEVEN-RUN LEAD WITH SEVEN OUTS TO GO! -- into the hall closet of your mind so you can come back the next game and win (instead of losing to become the supporting cast in another team's postseason highlight video)?

How do you watch delirious fans dance in the crowded streets as your ...

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