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Monday open thread

Monday open thread

Photo by Mike Stobe/ Here’s your open thread for the day! The Yankees didn’t quite get the sweep against the Rockies that they were hoping for, but still finished up the homestand with just three losses. Tonight they head to Minnesota to kick off a three-game set against the Twins. It’ll be CC Sabathia opposite of Martin Perez at 8:10. Use this as your open thread in the meantime. Maybe we’ll hear a fun rumor! Fun Questions What Yankees trade from the last year or two would you undo? What is your ideal vacation?
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Diamondbacks' Adam Jones' impact in Baltimore endures ahead of reunion with Orioles

Diamondbacks' Adam Jones' impact in Baltimore endures ahead of reunion with Orioles

Adam Jones was once the face of Baltimore. As he prepared to face his former team, his impact is still felt more than 2,200 miles away.        

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