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The Tampa Bay Rays have played a total of 26 seasons. Their first season was in 1998, and their most recent season was in 2023.
Between 1998 and 2007, the team was known as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
In 2008, the team changed their name to the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Tampa Bay Rays currently play in the East Division of the American League, aka the AL East.
The best start to a Rays season was the 2023 Tampa Bay Rays, who started the season 13-0. The second best starts to a Rays season was the 2002 Tampa Bay Devil Rays, the 2012 Tampa Bay Rays and the 2022 Tampa Bay Rays, who all started the season with 3 wins.
The worst start to a Rays season was the 2011 Tampa Bay Rays, who started the season at 0-6. The second worst starts to a Rays season was the 2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays, the 2006 Tampa Bay Devil Rays, the 2015 Tampa Bay Rays and the 2016 Tampa Bay Rays, who all started the season with 2 losses.
The Tampa Bay Rays last made the playoffs in 2023, when they lost the AL Wild Card Series. They've been in the playoffs a total of 9 times in their 26 seasons.
The Tampa Bay Rays last missed the playoffs in 2018.
In 2020, the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Houston Astros in the AL Championship Series.
The Tampa Bay Rays last won a postseason game on Oct 7, 2021, when they had a 5-0 win against the Boston Red Sox in the AL Divisional Series. Since then, the Rays have lost 7 straight postseason games.
In 2023, the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Texas Rangers in the AL Wild Card Series.
The Tampa Bay Rays have appeared in the World Series 2 times, in 2008 and 2020.
The Tampa Bay Rays have never won a World Series. The closest they came to winning a World Series was in 2008 and 2020 when they lost the World Series.
|2023||99-63||Lost AL Wild Card Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|2022||86-76||Lost AL Wild Card Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|2021||100-62||Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|2020||40-20||Lost World Series (Won 3 Rounds)|
|2019||96-66||Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 1 Round)|
|2013||92-71||Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 1 Round)|
|2011||91-71||Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|2010||96-66||Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|2008||97-65||Lost World Series (Won 2 Rounds)|