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Maddon: Rays not 'judge and jury'

Updated: August 23, 2013, 9:44 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Despite the fact that the best player on the Tampa Bay Rays still doesn't think Alex Rodriguez should be allowed to play, the New York Yankees third baseman should have nothing to fear from Rays pitchers during a crucial three-game series, which the Yankees opened against their AL wild-card rivals Friday night at Tropicana Field.

"I'm not supposed to pass judgment or enact laws. It's not my job," Rays manager Joe Maddon told the Tampa Tribune on Thursday. "My job ...

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