On September 6, the Boston Red Sox had an eight-game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays and a 99.4 per cent chance of making the playoffs. At the other end of the spectrum, the Rays barely had a chance or a pulse with just a 0.6 per cent chance of making the playoffs.
20-one days later, the Rays are going to the playoffs, and the Red Sox are going home.
Here is a stunning look at just how dramatic the reversal of their fortunes was…
All data via CoolStandings.com
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