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Cobb, Rays quiet Indians, move into ALDS

Cobb, Rays quiet Indians, move into ALDS

ESPN.com Updated Oct 3, 2013
Alex Cobb dodged trouble for nearly seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays pitched their way to another must-have win on the road, beating the Cleveland Indians 4-0 on Wednesday night in the AL wild-card game.
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  • Rays stick to script: pitching, defense wins

    Rays stick to script: pitching, defense wins

    MLB.com Oct 3, 2013
    The thing about the Tampa Bay Rays is that they play such spectacular defense that even the most difficult plays start to seem routine after a while, writes columnist Richard Justice.
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  • Indians fan attempts to distract David DeJesus by throwing part…

    Indians fan attempts to distract David DeJesus by throwing partially filled cup

    yahoo.com Oct 3, 2013
    Cleveland Indians fans were happy and vocal early in their 4-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays in Wednesday's AL wild card game. Unfortunately, by the end, their mood had changed completely. In fact, one fan was frustrated enough to throw a partially filled …
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  • Five Takeaways From Indians-Rays

    Five Takeaways From Indians-Rays

    grantland.com Oct 3, 2013
    The Tampa Bay Rays are off to Boston for a 2008 ALCS rematch after shutting out the Indians, 4-0, Wednesday night in Cleveland. This was a classic Ray...
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Sports Columnists

  • Don't fault Michael Jordan for his opinion on LeBron James, Kobe Bryant

    Oct 3
    We should applaud -- not criticize -- Michael Jordan's honest opinion on beating LeBron James in one-on-one.
  • Passers in Need of Production

    Oct 3
    Passers in Need of Production
  • Don Banks: NFL Week 5 picks

    Oct 3
    It's Week 5 in the NFL and strange stuff abounds. The Steelers are 0-4 for the first time since 1968, the year before Chuck Noll took over and began Pittsburgh's climb to greatness. And is this possible, a Dick LeBeau-coached defense has no takeaways in…
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 5 -- John Clayton's First and 10

    Oct 3
    John Clayton's First and 10: Russell Wilson versus Andrew Luck highlights the season's most intriguing weekend so far.