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‘Boys want that boat parade!’ Twitter reacts to Rays' Game 7 win over Astros

The 4-2 win clinches the ALCS and sends Tampa Bay to the World Series for the first time since 2008.
Pitcher Peter Fairbanks and first baseman Ji-Man Choi celebrate the Rays' 4-2 win over the Astros in Game 7 of the ALCS.
Pitcher Peter Fairbanks and first baseman Ji-Man Choi celebrate the Rays' 4-2 win over the Astros in Game 7 of the ALCS. [ GREGORY BULL | AP ]
Published Oct. 18, 2020|Updated Oct. 18, 2020

With Saturday’s 4-2 win over the Houston Astros in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series, the Rays will return to the World Series stage for the first time since 2008.

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Randy Arozarena, who hit his seventh home run of the postseason— the most by a rookie — was selected as the series MVP.

Related: Rays’ Randy Arozarena is the breakout star of this postseason

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the Rays' win:

And here’s how Twitter reacted to the Astros losing:

In the sixth inning, Rays manager Kevin Cash pulled starter Charlie Morton after the Astros put runners on first and third with two outs. Though reliever Nick Anderson got Michael Brantley to ground out to end the inning, Twitter was not a fan of the decision.

Contact Mari Faiello at mfaiello@tampabay.com. Follow @faiello_mari.

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