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SERIES: New York Yankees At Tampa Bay Rays (3 Game Series)

WHERE: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida
WHEN: July 30 - August 1
COVERAGEDraysBayRays IndexPinstripe Alley

It's only been a week since the last go around by the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees are set to confront one another once again. This time before a sold-out Tropicana Field for a weekend series between AL East titans.

The series plays with the on-going pennant race looming over both teams, but also with the drama of Yankee 3rd baseman Alex Rodriguez looking for his 600th career home run... And it sits int he shadow of the 2010 Major League Baseball trade deadline that could affect the makeup of either teams roster (ror both).

The entire series is sold out at the Trop. A first for the Rays. They also enter the series with a six game winning streak, capped by Matt Garza's no-hitter on Monday night. Sadly, the Rays also open this series on a Friday night. The team has not won a Friday night game since early May and is

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3 game series vs Yankees @ Tropicana Field

New York Yankees
@ Tampa Bay Rays

Friday, Jul 30, 2010, 7:10 PM EDT
Tropicana Field

Phil Hughes vs Wade Davis

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Sat 07/31 7:10 PM EDT
Sun 08/01 1:40 PM EDT

AL East Standings

New York 65 36 .643 0 Won 2
Tampa Bay 63 38 .623 2 Won 6
Boston 58 44 .568 7.5 Won 3
Toronto 53 49 .519 12.5 Won 3
Baltimore 32 70 .313 33.5 Won 1

(updated 7.30.2010 at 12:48 PM EDT)

Photographs by, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.