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Extra bases

• Baltimore's hot-hitting Chris Davis continued his torrid pace Friday night when he hit a grand slam against the Twins. Davis entered Saturday's action with 16 RBIs in his first four games, which projects to 648 RBIs this season. That would far exceed Hack Wilson's single-season record of 191, a mark the Cubs Hall of Fame slugger reached in 1930. Rays manager Joe Maddon smiled when asked if Davis can get 500 RBIs this season.

"Absolutely. I've got him hitting 73 homers, the whole thing," Maddon said. "Hack's squirming right now."

• Top prospect Wil Myers made his debut in the Rays' organization Friday night, batting third and playing right field for Triple-A Durham in their 11-2 win at Norfolk in the season opener. He went 1-for-4 with two RBIs, including an RBI double in the fifth and a sacrifice fly in the sixth; Chris Archer earned the win for the Bulls.

• Evan Longoria filmed a PSA at Tropicana Field Saturday afternoon for Hillsborough County's summer reading program.

• Maddon was asked about Stephen Vogt, who was traded by Tampa Bay to Oakland on Friday. The Rays manager pointed out that Vogt can hit and can play several positions.

"A great guy," Maddon added.

• Entering Saturday night's game, the Rays had struck out just 20 times through four games. At the same point last season, the Rays had struck out 35 times.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for
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