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Yankees get reliever Gonzalez Germen from Mets

In this Sept. 23, 2013, file photo, New York Mets relief pitcher Gonzalez Germen throws against the Cincinnati Reds in a baseball game in Cincinnati. The Yankees have acquired right-hander Gonzalez Germen from the Mets for cash in the first trade in a decade between the New York rivals. The Yankees designated right-hander Preston Claiborne for assignment Friday, Dec. 19, 2014,  to clear a roster spot. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have acquired right-hander Gonzalez Germen from the Mets for cash in the first trade in a decade between the New York rivals.

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Rays promote Foley to bench coach

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tom Foley has been promoted to bench coach for the Tampa Bay Rays, who have also added Rocco Baldelli and Charlie Montoyo to the staff of first-year manager Kevin Cash.

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Rio Mayor: 2016 Olympic spending transparent, open

Mayor Eduardo Paes talks to journalists on a bus during his tour of Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Rio will host the Olympic Games in 2016. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Promising complete transparency, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes said Friday that local organizers were “completely open” to financial audits of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.

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Bills RB Spiller activated

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have activated running back C.J. Spiller from injured reserve.

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Rays, Padres, Nats complete 11-player trade involving Myers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Rays, Padres and Nationals finalized an 11-player trade Friday that sent 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers from Tampa Bay to San Diego and outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from Washington to the Rays.

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