FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 file photo, Tampa Bay Rays starter Drew Smyly pitches against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Mariners have made a pair of trades, landing left-handed starter Drew Smyly from the Tampa Bay Rays and right-hander reliever Shae Simmons from the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius, File)
Tampa Bay Rays clinch AL playoff berth
A startling comeback on the final day of the regular season (Sept. 28) carried the Tampa Bay Rays back to the playoffs.