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Camden Yards was an option to host Yankees-Rays in wake of Irma, but series moves to N.Y.

Camden Yards was an option to host Yankees-Rays in wake of Irma, but series moves to N.Y.

After considering Camden Yards as a site for next week’s New York Yankees-Tampa Bay Rays series as Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, Major League Baseball has decided to move the series to Citi Field, the home of the New York Mets, according to an industry source.

Moving the three-game series — which was originally scheduled for Monday through Wednesday at Tropicana Field — to Oriole Park was one of the leading options MLB considered, according to the source, One of the deciding factors of moving the series to New York was because it solved some travel logistics — only one team would need hotel rooms on such late notice.

In cases like this, MLB asks potential relocation...

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