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Around the Empire: Yankees news - 10/4/20

The history behind the Yankees-Rays beef; What we learned about the Bombers after the Wild Card Series; Graig Nettles impressed with Gio Urshela

Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images | Randy Miller: The Yankees and Rays are facing off in the ALDS, and they do not like each other. The Yankees hate the Rays, the Rays hate the Yankees. If you don’t know why, this will explain everything. | Bryan Hoch: The Yankees swept Cleveland in the Wild Card Series. We learned many things about the Yankees in that series, but here are five things we know know about the Bombers going into the ALDS.

New York Post | George A. King III: Graig Nettles played 11 years in pinstripes and won a couple Gold Gloves with the team. With that said, he’s very impressed with Gio Urshela. “You can tell he is a good athlete the way he carries himself. He makes the routine plays and makes a lot of spectacular plays. I haven’t seen him make a bad play yet,” he said. High praise, indeed.