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The Rays Tank: Walk Off Win

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Oh, and we eliminated the Yankees from winning the AL East.

Brian Blanco

This is still fun:

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This is still frustrating:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>That was <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Rays?src=hash">#Rays</a> major league leading 21st shutout, on a team with 73 wins</p>&mdash; Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) <a href="https://twitter.com/TBTimes_Rays/status/511708133706956800">September 16, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Tweet of the Day:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>A baseball player got suspended for Adderall use. Football players think that's adorable.</p>&mdash; Conan O&#39;Brien (@ConanOBrien) <a href="https://twitter.com/ConanOBrien/status/511710897702969344">September 16, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Links:

- The only serious aspect of today's Tank: in a ridiculously smart move considering the shitshow the NFL has been the past few weeks, the MLB has scheduled a meeting with the players' union to reach a policy regarding domestic abuse, in order to establish a formal discipline for any future domestic abuse cases. Considering the MLB's track record with domestic violence, smart move by Bud.

Hot dogs > foul balls.

- Filthy pitching from Jacob deGrom, who began last night's game against the Marlins with eight straight strikeouts, tying the modern MLB record:

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- Adam Jones destroyed a robocam:

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- Entirely not baseball related, but HEY DUDE:

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