The Phils now lead two to one. This series is so close at this point that a couple of miscues can turn the tide. Ryan Madson allowing B.J. Upton to steal second and third and then Carlos Ruiz's throwing error which led to the tying run seemed as if it would be the turning point. And then suddenly the Rays have their own problems with a wild pitch and a throwing error by Dioner Navarro on an ill-advised attempt to correct miscue #1, left Eric Bruntlett at third and a dribbler by newly minted Series hero Carlos Ruiz gave the Phillies a win.
The two teams are now separated by four runs in three games. It looks like this could go seven games even though ESPN reports no one is watching.
Here are the other Series that had the first three games decided by four or fewer runs (ignoring ties). Note that only three went the seven full games: