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Yankees, Marlins to play in Panama this spring

Mariano Rivera promotes New Era baseball caps featuring

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The Yankees and Miami Marlins will play a two-game exhibition series in Panama in March to celebrate the legacy of Mariano Rivera and bring Major League Baseball to the country for the first time since 1947.

The “Legend Series,” a revival of the 2003 World Series, will be played March 15-16 at Panama City’s Rod Carew Stadium. The games will honor the newly retired Yankees closer, who will...

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Is Matt Harvey still a Cy Young contender?

Matt Harvey delivers a pitch during a game

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Mets fireballer Matt Harvey was locked in a tight National League Cy Young battle with Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw until it was discovered Harvey had a partially torn ligament in his right elbow and would be shut down for the season.

It seems like the award is Kershaw’s for the taking at this point, and Harvey’s case has all but gone out the window.

But Marlins rookie phenom Jose Fernandez...

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