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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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Who Will Win The American League East? [POLL]

Back in mid-July, the New York Yankees had a 10-game lead on the Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League East. Now, with just twenty-five games remaining in the 2012 regular season, the Yankees and Orioles are tied for the lead, with the Rays only two games behind

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Are We Seeing The Biggest Choke In Yankee History?

The knee jerk answer is no, nothing is worse than being the only team in MLB history to blow a 3-0 lead in a playoff series, but as far as the regular season goes: yes we are!

The latest loss being a 5-2 defeat in Tampa on Wednesday night

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How Can The Yankees Get Back On Track?

Back on July 18, the Yankees had a 10-game lead over the Baltimore Orioles. And now, entering tonight's game in Tampa Bay, the Yankees are only one game ahead of the Orioles. They've lost nine of their last 13 games, while batting around

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The Yankees Comfortable Lead Is Gone- Bruce’s Thought Of The Day

It only seems like last week the Yankees enjoyed the biggest division lead in all of Baseball. That's gone now. It was only a short time it appeared the Yanks would run away with the AL East. That's gone now

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What Form Of Cheating Do You Hate The Most?

On Tuesday night, Rays pitcher Joel Peralta was ejected from the game against the Washington Nationals for having pine tar on his glove. However, this kind of cheating hasn't had nearly as much publicity as if someone had been caught using PED's

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The Mets Discussing Using R.A. Dickey On Four days Rest

According to a published A.P. report the Mets  brain trust has discussed using baseball's top pitcher on 3 days rest instead of the usual four days that is the usual in the big leagues.

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Are The Mets Being Hypocritical?

During last night's game against the Rays, we saw Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey toss a complete game one-hitter, but the Mets are appealing the official scorer's decision that led to Tampa Bay's only hit of the game

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Yankee Fans Angry Already

Well that didn't take long. In fact, three home games before Yankee fans starting in on what appears to be their 2012 whipping-post pitcher, Phil Hughes. Hughes was not good up against the Angels on Saturday, nor was he good in his season debut, getting beat up a bit by Tampa in game 3

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So When Do The Mets Start To Stink?

Don't worry I won't be getting all loud and proud on the Mets. YET. But hey 4-0 is 4-0 and it's a nice 4-0. Good pitching, a few timely hits, a feisty club, and some smart play have the Mets leading the NL East

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Yankees, CC Sabathia, Set To Open The Season In Tampa

It's Friday, and that means the New York Yankees are set to get their season underway.  They will open up things in Tampa Bay on Friday afternoon, with CC Sabathia on the mound.

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Damon Told No Thanks!

Seems you can cross the name "Johnny Damon" off the list of possible Yankee  DH desires. Reports indicate that Damon contacted the Yanks about returning to fill their vacant DH position. Damon wasn't re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays after last season

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