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Slap down a .309 batting average, 16 home runs, 81 RBIs, and a .895 OPS in 101 games and you have the makings of a satisfied mid-order, big-league hitter.
David Freese homered off Joba Chamberlain in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Detroit 2-1 Sunday for their third straight victory.
The Indians denied Kansas City a four-game sweep Sunday to end a long and disappoint trip for everyone except Carlos Santana.
Detroit Tigers' Alex Avila hits a two-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jason Vargas during the fifth inning in Kansas City, Mo.
It was another dominating performance by Chris Sale on Saturday for the Chicago White Sox in their 7-0 blanking of the Minnesota Twins and now the visitors try to complete the four-game sweep of the Twins at Target Field this afternoon.
The more Chris Sale keeps doing the marvelous things he's doing at 25 and the more Jose Abreu does his thing at 27, the more you wonder whether White Sox general manager Rick Hahn should consider moving his rebuilding plan along a bit faster.
Efren Navarro hit his first major league homer off Justin Verlander, and Matt Shoemaker combined with two relievers on a four-hitter as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 Saturday night.
If you're still not convinced that momentum in baseball is almost entirely a mirage, look no further than the Indians' recent results.
The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press.
Routinely, his name is in the lineup. Routinely, he sets up at shortstop and quietly, capably, plays nine innings of big league baseball.
Just a few short days ago, Dayton Moore was forced to answer questions about the possibility of the Royals becoming sellers at the trade deadline.
Joe Nathan Nathan has shown mild signs of improvement, posting a 3.68 ERA in his last 15 appearances.
Jose Abreu launched his major league-leading 30th homer and drove in three runs, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Twins 9-5 Friday.
Morales, who turned down larger offers from Seattle last winter and eventually signed with Minnesota as a free agent, was reacquired in a trade Thursday.
After four months of baseball, not much has been determined when it comes to which five teams will represent the American League in the 2014 playoffs.
Apr 6, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Chicago White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia at bat against the Kansas City Royals during the seventh inning at Kauffman Stadium.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 02:46 am
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