Rays Put Pitcher At First Base, Nearly Destroy The Tender Fabrics That Hold Together The Game Of Baseball

A crucial AL East game between the Rays and the Red Sox ground to a screeching halt in the eighth inning on Wednesday afternoon after the Rays pulled some lineup shenanigans with their relief pitchers. Lefty Adam Kolarek got the first out in the inning, at which point the Rays brought in right-handed reliever Chaz Roe—but sent Kolarek over to first base, so that he could stay in the game. This led Sox manager Alex Cora to raise a stink that delayed the game for nearly 15 minutes, before the Sox played the rest of it under protest.
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