Turning now to sports, the Boston Red Sox continue the defense of their 2007 World Series title tonight…hoping to end up with their third championship in the past five years.
It’s Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. But standing in their way is a team none of the baseball experts expected would be in the mix in October…the Tampa Bay Rays.
One of those surprised experts is a native Vermonter we turn to when baseball in New England heats up autumn. Buster Olney is a senior baseball writer at ESPN the Magazine, and says the Rays are more than just a Cinderella story this year.