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Yankees to play Devil Rays twice on Wednesday

Updated: September 8, 2004, 1:22 PM ET
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NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees withdrew Tuesday their request that a postponed game with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays be forfeited, and Major League Baseball announced the game would be made up as part of a doubleheader Wednesday.

"It was the only option unless you wanted to play it at the end of the regular season," Yankees manager Joe Torre said Tuesday.

On Monday, the Yankees asked the commissioner's office to award them a forfeit over Tampa Bay after the Devil Rays failed to arrive ...

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