Toronto Blue Jays fall to Oakland Athletics on close play in extra innings: ‘Everybody in this clubhouse feels like he was out’

National Post

OAKLAND, Calif. — The bang-bang final play happened so fast Danny Valencia wasn’t sure whether Oakland pinch-hitter Ike Davis had beaten out an infield single for the winning run in the 10th inning.

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Toronto manager John Gibbons immediately challenged as the Athletics had already begun their celebration.

A review of 2 minutes, 45 seconds confirmed that Davis was barely safe ahead of shortstop Jose Reyes’ throw, lifting the A’s past the Blue Jays 4-3 on Wednesday night.

Once Valencia and the rest of the players returned to their clubhouse and watched the replay, they were still wondering if the call was right.

“When you’re playing it happens so fast that you don’t have a good idea. But when you come back and look at it on replay, everybody in this…

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