Rays near playoff heaven with seventh straight win
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 27, 2013
In completing the three-game sweep of the Yankees, the Rays won their seventh straight game while claiming their 12th win in their last 15. Cobb has been the Rays' most consistent starter down the stretch. Delmon Young homered to deep center off Nova to lead off the seventh. With lower picks and a few misses in the Draft, Tampa Bay's farm system isn't churning out homegrown, Major League-ready players quite like it did in the days of Evan Longoria and David Price.
On Jan. 22, Rays rookies Wil Myers and Chris Archer met for the first time. It happened at PNC Arena, in their shared home state of North Carolina, at a hockey game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Carolina Hurricanes. They took a picture togethe…