FILE - In this March 23, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Twins' Glen Perkins throws a warm up pitch in the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, in Fort Myers, Fla. The Minnesota Twins have reinstated relief pitcher Glen Perkins from the disabled list, where he's been for more than 16 months because of shoulder trouble. The Twins made the move Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, before their doubleheader against Cleveland, with all arms needed on deck against the division leaders. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, 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.