Posted September 19, 2013 on AP on Fox
Wil Myers' sense of relief was easy to see. The Tampa Bay right fielder was let off the hook for a defensive lapse Wednesday night that put the Texas Rangers ahead in the 11th inning of a matchup between AL wild-card leaders when the Rays rallied for a 4-3 victory in the 12th. After the Rays tied it in the bottom of the 11th, the Rookie of the Year candidate could be seen saying ''Thank God,'' in the dugout. With two outs in the 11th, Myers lackadaisically approached Adrian Beltre's single to right field with Elvis Andrus on first base. The speedy Rangers shortstop got a great jump off first and scored on the play to put Texas up 3-2. ''I should have been more aware of the situation that was going on and who was running, and charge the ball with more aggressiveness,'' Myers said. ''It's one of those things that you learn from and you don't let it happen again. If I'm in that situation again I've got to know who's running.'' Myers got a reprieve in the bottom of the 11th when Da...
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