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  1. New Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash smiles during a news conference Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Cash, 37, is the youngest active manager in the majors. He replaces Joe Maddon, who opted out of his contract and was named manager of the Chicago Cubs. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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    New Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash, left, holds up his jersey with team president Matt Silverman during a news conference Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Cash, 37, is the youngest active manager in the majors. He replaces Joe Maddon, who opted out of his contract and was named manager of the Chicago Cubs. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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  2. New Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash gestures during a news conference Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Cash, 37, is the youngest active manager in the majors. He replaces Joe Maddon, who opted out of his contract and was named manager of the Chicago Cubs. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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    New Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash gestures during a news conference Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Cash, 37, is the youngest active manager in the majors. He replaces Joe Maddon, who opted out of his contract and was named manager of the Chicago Cubs. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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  3. New Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash smiles after being introduced to the media during a news conference Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Cash, 37, is the youngest active manager in the majors. He replaces Joe Maddon, who opted out of his contract and was named manager of the Chicago Cubs. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 28: Dave Eiland #58 of the Kansas City Royals speaks to his infield on the mound in the third inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Six of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 28, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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  4. FILE - OCTOBER 24, 2014: According to reports, manager Joe Madden of the Tampa Bay Rays has exercised his opt-out clause and is leaving the team October 24, 2014. ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 5: Joe Maddon #70 of the Tampa Bay Rays watches from the dugout during the third inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles on September 5, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

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    FILE - OCTOBER 24, 2014: According to reports, manager Joe Madden of the Tampa Bay Rays has exercised his opt-out clause and is leaving the team October 24, 2014. ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 8: Manager Joe Maddon #70 of the Tampa Bay Rays addresses the media before the start of a game against the Kansas City Royals on July 8, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

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  5. FILE - OCTOBER 24, 2014: According to reports, manager Joe Madden of the Tampa Bay Rays has exercised his opt-out clause and is leaving the team October 24, 2014. DETROIT, MI - JULY 06: Manager of the Tampa Bay Rays Joe Maddon #70 watches the action during the eight inning of the game against the in Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on July 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Tampa Bay defeated Detroit 7-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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    ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 02: Jason Vargas #51 and Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals walk to the dugout before Game One of the American League Division against the Los Angeles Angels Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 2, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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