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The Tampa Bay Rays are in a fix -- no doubt about that -- but the Phillies still have to win one more game, and that last win can be the toughest one to nail down. That's why there will be more pressure on the Phillies tonight than on the Rays, who have evolved into such a longshot they no longer have anything to lose.

Though rebounding from a 3-1 series deficit in the Fall Classic is a tall, tall order, it is not unprecedented. Just ask any Orioles fan who can remember the 1979 World Series, when the O's thought they had the Pittsburgh Pirates all wrapped up and ended up having to watch Willie Stargell and Co. rocking to Sister Sledge's "We Are Family" after Game 7.

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The Phillies have to feel good right now, but they really don't want to go back to Tropicana Field, where the Rays have done some amazing things this year. If Tampa Bay can sneak out of Philly with a win tonight, things could get interesting again in a hurry.

Of course, that would require a couple of things to happen. Rays starter Scott Kazmir has to deliver another strong postseason performance and the middle of the Rays lineup -- particularly Carlos Pena and Evan Longoria -- have to wake up. Simple as that.

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