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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Facing the Red Sox in Fenway Park for the second time in five nights, Rays ace David Price breezed through seven innings, sat through a 39-minute rain delay and returned to strike out Jonny Gomes to open the eighth. That’s when he yielded the mound and the Red Sox nearly won the game. But pinch-runner Daniel Nava was unable to score, first because he made a bad read on Stephen Drew’s double to right field and later because he was incorrectly called out by Meals on a play at the plate in which he clearly got his foot underneath Rays catcher Jose Molina’s tag. Add it all up, and the Rays nudged their way back into first place with a cuticle-chomping 2-1 victory that left the Red Sox griping and Meals admitting his mistake. “I was wrong on my decision,” the home plate umpire said of what ejected Red Sox manager John Farrell labeled a “terrible call” and caused the usually mild-mannered Nava to launch a furious protest. “From the angle I had, I did not see his foot get under Molina’s shin guard.” Said Nava, “There was no doubt, I knew I was safe. I wouldn’t try to sell it. On replays, you’d see I was safe. I knew I was safe. At the same time, I probably should’ve been there the at-bat before.” Herald: Tough one to swallow It's games like last night where the MLB needs to get the instant replay wheels in motion. This was a giant moment for both the Red Sox and the Rays in what has become an incredibly tight AL East race. The fact that a game was decided on a blown call, which the umpire fully admitted he blew, is laughable to the game. On the other hand, Nava and third base coach Brian Butterfield didn't deserve to score that run. What were they both thinking on that deep double from Drew? I understand the ball was close to being caught, but Nava, come on man...you can't score from second on that? For the love of all things that are holy, the ball hit the bullpen wall! That being said, it's pretty sweet that there's so much chatter developing around not only the Red Sox, but also these two rivals. Today is a perfect sports talk radio listening, water cooler talking kind of day. From the rivalry, to the blown call, to the build up to the trade deadline, Boston is buzzing about the Red Sox.  Rest of the links: Globe: Decision on Rays' Price wasn't costly in the end | Globe: Red Sox tumble on disputed call at the plate | Globe: Brandon Snyder replaces slumping Jose Iglesias | Herald: Sox worth getting all worked up about | Herald: Prospects low on Lee | Herald: Snyder takes a dominating Price 'deep' | Herald: Slugger recalled as '67 Dreamer | Herald: Trade deadline drama may not faze Sox | CSNNE.com: Umpire admits to blown call | Projo: Controversial call looms large as Tampa Bay takes first
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