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Tampa Bay Rays news and links:Beating the Red Sox in extras

Always worthwhile.

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The Rays beat the Red Sox in overtime yesterday (not on TV), and I just can't get enough of these Sports Talk Florida Jams.

That's Mookie Betts homering off Matt Moore to start the game, the Rays mounting a two-run rally in the fourth inning. Shown are:

- Kevin Kiermaier pulling his hands in to pull an inside pitch to the wall.

- Panda doing panda things.

- Kevin Kiermaier's grounder finding a hole up the middle.

- Later on in the game there's a nice defensive play by Taylor Motter in left field.

There's more good video editing by Steve Kinsella and the Sports Talk Florida folks. They've started combining interviews with related highlight footage, so click on over:

Kevin Cash talking about Taylor Guerrieri's performance.

Matt Moore talking about his start.

More links:

- The most interesting tidbit from Topkin's notes: Jonny Venters (recovering from Tommy John) will throw his first bullpen today.

- Rays Radio: Getting to know Mikie Mahtook and Luke Maile

- The Orioles have signed Pedro Alvarez. Baltimore is going to hit a lot of home runs. Hopefully that's about all they'll do.

- John Choiniere looks at the possible effects of a change in the strikezone.