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July 1, 2014

What You Need to Know

Davis Downs the A's

by Daniel Rathman


The Monday Takeaway
When the Tigers paid a visit to Oakland in late May, Rajai Davis sparked the road team to a one-run victory by manufacturing a run with his legs. He came on as a pinch-runner for J.D. Martinez, moved to second on a passed ball, stole third on a throw back from the catcher to the pitcher, and scored on a grounder.

On Monday, Davis downed his former employer again—this time in grand fashion:

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Bradley Herring

Obviously not a big deal, but the Nats Rockies series is a 3 game set, not 4' with the Rockies headed home to face the Dodgers at home on Thursday.

Jul 01, 2014 04:41 AM
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BP staff member Ben Lindbergh
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Fixed.

Jul 01, 2014 04:44 AM
 
DetroitDale

You would think after 30 plus years of following baseball I'd have the good sense not to turn off a game in the 8th just because my team was down three runs to the best team in baseball.

Jul 01, 2014 06:56 AM
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flyingdutchman

I'm right with you, DetroitDale. What was the point of finishing out that game? Doolittle had 56 K's and 1 BB up to that point.

Then something like this happens and reminds you to just keep the game on, dummy. Had to go back and watch how it all unfolded.

Jul 01, 2014 11:10 AM
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MPC203

The George Springer HR might have the best sound off the bat of any HR I've watched this season. So incredibly violent.

Jul 02, 2014 20:57 PM
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