Jays triumph over Rays again, continue playoff spoiling

In the third inning, Toronto Blue Jays' Brett Lawrie slides safely into third base before the tag...

In the third inning, Toronto Blue Jays' Brett Lawrie slides safely into third base before the tag by Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria. (REUTERS/Jon Blacker)

Ken Fidlin, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 5:56 PM ET

The way the Tampa Bay Rays have owned the Blue Jays over the last six seasons, who would have guessed that Toronto would be the team to throw a wrench in their playoff plans?

Since the beginning of the 2008 season until the start of this final three game series of the 2013 season, the Rays had won 71 of the last 96 meetings between these two AL East rivals.


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