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Rangers-Yankees Series Preview

The Rangers and Yankees play three in the Bronx Tuesday-Thursday.  New York comes off a four-game split with Tampa Bay.  Texas visits New York fresh off a three-game sweep of the Cardinals in St. Louis.  Here is a series preview.

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Rays and Yanks Split Series

The Yanks and Rays split four games Thursday-Sunday in the Bronx.  Here are five things that defined the series:

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Over Thirteen Years in the Making: Fans Reflect on the Increasingly Layered Feud Between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays

On Monday, June 10, the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays game turned into a bench-clearing brawl after Red Sox starter John Lackey intentionally threw at Rays outfielder Matt Joyce.

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Oakland Coliseum Becoming Trouble Spot for Yankees

The Yankees' troubles at Tropicana Field are no secret, but add Oakland Coliseum to the list as the new baseball horror house for New York.  The recent series sweep by the A's was ugly.  

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Rays Blowout Yankees

It was billed as a pitcher's duel, but only one kept up his end of the bargain.

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Why Do The Yankees Struggle In Tampa Bay

In recent years, the Yankees have really fallen apart in Tampa Bay.  Let's have a look at the reasons why.    

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Top Weekend Performers

It was some weekend in sports.  The Knicks are dead and so is the Triple Crown in horse racing.  Hockey's Rangers are in trouble and there is a new winner on the PGA Tour.  Let's take a look at the Top 5 weekend performers in sports.

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Young Pitching Tougher To Develop Now More Than Ever

Tim Lincecum.  Remember him?  He won two CY Young awards back-to-back in 2008 and 2009 at age 24 and 25.  Now he can barely stay in the Giants' rotation.  Phil Hughes?  Bust at age 28.  Ivan Nova won 16 games in 2011 and hasn't been heard from since.  Ricky Romero was supposed to be the ace of the Blue Jays in 2009 and beyond.  Injuries and confidence have caused him to be a below average pitcher.

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Blue Jays-Yankees Series Preview

The Yanks come off a series loss in Tampa where they could have easily been swept if not for 8th and 9th inning rallies in game two.  Toronto comes off a tough series loss at Camden Yards to the Orioles but were able to salvage a game three win 6-5 after losing two one -run games.  Now the Bronx hosts these clubs for four.  Here is a series preview.  

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Yanks Get One Back From Rays

The Yankees topped Tampa Bay in game two of a three-game series 4-2.  What seemed like a potential Rays sweep after game one and Matt Moore's dominating performance while CC Sabathia struggled could now be a Yankees series win, their fifth straight.

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Yankees Try to Tackle the Tribe

The New York Yankees, with the depleted roster we all know by now, opened up 2013 losing two of three to Boston and two of three to Detroit.  BUT, the last game against Detroit was a 7-0 win and the Yanks downed ace Justin Verlander and CC Sabathia rebounded for a win, so the momentum is there to ride.  And now the pinstripes head to Cleveland for a four-game set.  Here is a series preview:

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Rays Manager Joe Maddon — “I Told My Players to ‘Look Hot’”

From his hipster glasses to his Belichick hoodie to his themed t-shirts, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon is a bit of a sports fashion plate. (That's him in gnome form, at left.) In years past, the unconventional Maddon has asked his players to embrace fashion themes on road trips: dress like nerds, don wigs or wear plaid jackets, etc

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