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Hot Stove: Rays hire ex-Yankee Kevin Cash to manage team

The Tampa Bay Rays have officially exited the Joe Maddon era and have officially begun the Kevin Cash era. The Rays officially announced today they hired ex-Yankee Kevin Cash to be the next manager of the organization. You don't remember Cash as a Yankee? Well, he might not either. He caught 10 games with the Yankees ...

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AL East suffers another shake-up as Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays

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Since 2008, when the Yankees would visit Tampa in order to play the Tampa Bay Rays or when the Rays came to the Bronx to face the Yankees, one of the constants was seeing the "Battle of Joe's": Joe Girardi vs. Joe Maddon. Well, that won't happen next year as the American League East has ...

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AL East suffers shakeup with Andrew Friedman going to Dodgers

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This doesn't affect the Yankees per say, but this does affect the American League East as a whole. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times announced the Tampa Bay Rays have lost their longtime general manager Andrew Friedman as he moves to the Los Angeles Dodgers front office. Matt Silverman will take Friedman's position at the ...

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Brandon McCarthy and Brian McCann break down ‘immaculate inning’

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There's probably nothing more rare than a pitcher throwing a perfect game or a no-hitter. But Brandon McCarthy did something on Wednesday night in Tampa that was extremely rare, even for a pitcher: he pitched an immaculate inning. Nine pitches, nine strikes, three strikeouts. Brandon McCarthy has been spectacular since being acquired by the Diamondbacks, and ...

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Mark Teixeira discusses brutal second half

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Mark Teixeira has been a frustrating case this season, whether it be the constant injuries or his lack of offensive power. Sure, Texieria has reached 20 home runs, but the problem was most of his offensive work came in the first half of the season. He's been absolutely brutal in the second half, and he's ...

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MLB Trade Rumor: “No chance” Yankees get David Price

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David Price will be traded before the 4 p.m. trade deadline according to Joel Sherman, but if you were hoping for the Yankees to make a play for him, it's not happening. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports the Yankees have "no chance" in acquiring Price. It was reported the Rays were scouting the Yankees minor league system, but ...

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Who could the Yankees acquire before the trade deadline?

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With the injury to Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees rotation is in dire need of help. Brian Cashman said the Yankees are looking to be aggressive during the trade deadline and there are a few names that are reportedly on the trading block. Here are a few names I compiled that could be a fit for ...

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Yankees finish bizarre road trip

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I've seen the Yankees play in many road trips and there were instances where bizarre things happened. However, this has to be the first road trip where something bizarre happened in every single game. There were blowouts, there were position players on the mound,  there was a triple play, there were ejections, there were ...

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