Rays' improbable run rolls on into World Series
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- For Rocco Baldelli, the American League pennant translates to more than glory, fulfillment or a wad of extra Christmas cash. The second-longest-
tenured Tampa Bay Ray behind fellow outfielder Carl Crawford is safe to go home to Rhode Island, to a rabid corner of Red Sox Nation, and hit the mall this winter without seeking refuge behind dark glasses and a three-day growth.
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ALCS GAME 7: RAYS 3, RED SOX 1
The Rays defeated the Red Sox 3-1 on Sunday night, winning the ALCS in seven games and advancing to
the World Series.
Story | ALCS page
• Jerry Crasnick: Rays headed to World Series
• Jim Caple: Red Sox surprisingly fall short
• Garza earns MVP honors
• Game 7 blog
• Inside Edge reports: Red Sox | Rays
• Vote: Phils or Rays?
• Game 7 chat
• Fan blogs
• World Series schedule
• Baseball Tonight Clubhouse: World Series glance
• Rays hold off Red Sox
• Analysis from Kruk, Phillips
• Francona on falling short
• Garza: 'Keep believing, keep fighting'
• Maddon on Garza, Price
• World Series Game 1 preview
• Reaction from ESPN Radio