In 2011, Game 162 took place.
The Rays needed a win and a Sox loss to advance to the playoffs.
Game 162 started and the Rays quickly were down 7-0.
Fast-forward to the Bottom of the 8th inning, let the fun begin.
Entering the 8th, the Rays are down 7-0. Hit after hit and quickly the Rays are only down 7-3 - a few more hits, 2 men on and cue the violins. Up steps Longo, the first pitch he sees get smoked into the stands in Left field. 7-6
We move the Bottom of the 9th inning, 7-6- 2 outs.
In steps Mr. Clutch, Dan Johnson. With the count 2-2 and 2 outs, we are down to our last strike.
Crack! Down the right field line crushing the foul pole - 7-7, tie game
We Move to the Bottom of the 12th, the Sox's have lost.
1 out, cue the violins, up steps Longo, 2-2 count, Crack! Victory. 8-7.
Rays are going to the playoffs!
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