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The Red Sox and Rays have become the divison rivalry of the summer. On Monday night, Tampa Bay took first place in the AL East with a controversial win at Boston, which included an ump admitting he blew a call to kill the BoSox. But this is 2013, and feuds may be settled on the field, but they're played out in social media. We saw evidence of this Sunday after David Ortiz's infamous dugout phone bashing . WANTED: Steel alloy telephone with Kevlar cord. Will spare no expense. Must install by Sept. 10. -- Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) July 28, 2013 And then came Monday. Dear @RedSox scoreboard operator - your standings are wrong. Yours truly, @RaysBaseball . -- Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) July 30, 2013 Don't worry @raysbaseball we look forward to seeing you in Tampa in September for our home games at the Trop. -- Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) July 30, 2013 Can't wait for September? We can't, either.
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