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ALDS 2013: Red Sox win!

The Rays are here to spoil Boston's party, and frankly, it's a much closer matchup than the 12-7 regular season record would suggest.

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Red Sox vs. Rays ALDS Match-ups in review

How did the important match-ups turn out for the Red Sox in their first playoff series win since 2008?

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For Red Sox fans, the worst is past

The 2013 Red Sox still need eight more wins if they want to bring the World Series back to Boston, so why was defeating the Rays so important for their story?

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Peavy's importance on display in ALDS clincher

While Jake Peavy might have seemed like overkill to some, the series-clinching game reminded us all why his acquisition was key.

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Red Sox win the ALDS in GIFs

The Red Sox won the ALDS! And they did so in GIFable fashion!

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Xander Bogaerts comes up huge, twice

The Red Sox needed to produce against a lefty late, and Bogaerts didn't waste his chance to shine.

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Video: Red Sox celebrate ALCS berth

Using the power of Vine, we can watch the Red Sox celebrate their defeat of the Rays and an ALDS win.

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Red Sox 3, Rays 1: The Sox are headed to the ALCS!

A dominant night of pitching and a couple of pieced-together runs in the seventh allowed the Red Sox to end the ALDS and secure a spot in the Championship Series.

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Hellickson out, but Loney saves the Rays

Jeremy Hellickson is already out of the game, but without a run allowed thanks to an unbelievable double play from James Loney.

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Red Sox vs. Rays lineups: Same order for Sox

The Red Sox have their second of three chances to close out the Rays Tuesday night. Will they capitalize this time?

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ALDS G4 Match-up: John Farrell vs Joe Maddon

Both managers have made their share of mistakes in this series, but the one who manages Game Four the best can wipe the slate clean.

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Xander Bogaerts is being wasted

It's tough to criticize a manager who has led such an amazing turnaround, but last night, his unwillingness to turn to his rookie shortstop proved to be costly.

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Sox lose, but are still in control of ALDS

Losing isn't a good thing, but the Red Sox haven't been derailed by any means.

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Salty's great catch, in GIF form

Yeah, the Red Sox lost last night, but we can still appreciate Salty's defense.

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Rays 5, Red Sox 4: Walkoff shot forces Game 4

A comedy of errors and two big homers kept Tampa Bay's season alive Monday night.

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Red Sox vs. Rays score: All tied up

The Red Sox led for 4.5 innings. No more, as Evan Longoria brought the Rays even with one swing of the bat.

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Red Sox vs. Rays score: Sox still lead

The Trop can be described as a magical place so long as you think all magic is evil.

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Red Sox vs. Rays score: A familiar run puts Sox up

The Red Sox are ahead 1-0 after two innings in Tampa Bay thanks to a few familiar plays.

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ALDS G3 Match-up: Dustin Pedroia vs Ben Zobrist

With two ground ball-heavy starters on the mound in Tampa, the battle between defensive wizards Dustin Pedoria and Ben Zobrist could take center stage in Game 3 of the ALDS.

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Most valuable Red Sox, ALDS Game 2

After Jon Lester brought home the win in Game 1, three key contributions put the Red Sox up 2-0 after Game 2.

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Red Sox' ALDS Game 2 victory in GIFs

The Red Sox enjoy a 2-0 lead over the Rays in the 2013 ALDS after a 7-4 victory over David Price Saturday night. Here's that win in GIF form.

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Red Sox 7, Rays 4: Sox topple Price, take 2-0 lead

Coming up against the intimidating David Price, the Red Sox put up seven huge runs against the Rays' top southpaw to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the ALDS.

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Red Sox vs. Rays score: Pedroia keeps Sox ahead

It's close, but Dustin Pedroia's big defensive play has kept the Red Sox ahead after seven innings.

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Red Sox vs. Rays score: Sox and Rays trade rallies

The Red Sox and Rays are trading blows, leaving Boston's lead stuck at three runs after five innings.

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Red Sox vs. Rays score: Better lucky than good?

The Red Sox took advantage of some well-placed hits to extend their lead over David Price and the Rays to 4-1 after three innings.

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Red Sox vs. Rays score: Sox take an early lead

Neither John Lackey nor David Price has gotten off to a strong start, but the Red Sox have the advantage early on in Fenway Park.

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Red Sox vs. Rays lineups: Price aims to tie it up

David Ross is in the lineup for the Red Sox, who will have their work cut out for them as they look to move to 2-0 in the ALDS against David Price.

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Game 2 Match-up: David Ortiz vs Fernando Rodney

With his ability to get on base and crush righties, David Ortiz is the last player Fernando Rodney wants to face with the game on the line.

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Most valuable Red Sox, ALDS Game One

The Red Sox stormed past the Rays in Game One of the ALDS. Who contributed the most to a great team win?

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Red Sox 12, Rays 2: Sox roll past Rays to 1-0 lead

Three big innings led the Red Sox past the Rays in convincing fashion, leaving them up 1-0 in the ALDS.

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Red Sox vs. Rays score: Sox bat around again

Another big inning has the Sox up 8-2 with four frames to go.

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Red Sox - Rays score: Defensive gaffes costs Rays

The Red Sox took advantage of a series of Tampa Bay misplays, putting up five on the Rays in a big fourth inning.

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Red Sox vs. Rays score: Rays go up 1-0 in second

The Rays have taken the lead thanks to a bad call from home plate umpire Chris Guccione.

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Red Sox vs. Rays: Standard lineup in order

The Red Sox won't be trying any new tricks as they kick off the postseason against Matt Moore.

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Red Sox playoff roster: Doubront in, Thornton out

Boston released their 25-man ALDS roster hours before Game 1 begins.

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Red Sox face tough competition in rival Rays

The Rays are here to spoil Boston's party, and frankly, it's a much closer matchup than the 12-7 regular season record would suggest.

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ALDS match-ups: Jon Lester vs. Evan Longoria

Jon Lester has faced Evan Longoria 63 times in his career and he has had a mix of successes and big failures against the Rays star. That match up looks like a potential key to winning for both sides.

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