The Tampa Bay Rays have fallen to 4-1/2 games behind the Boston Red Sox in the American League East and have seen their lead on the final wild card spot shrink to just 3-1/2 games thanks to a three-game losing streak. They can scarcely afford to allow this slide to continue much longer.
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