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  1. Molitor, front office in touch on potential tradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | Minnesota Twins

    After opening the second half by getting swept by the last-place Royals, the Twins are expected to be sellers heading into the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, barring a dramatic turnaround over the next week. Twins manager Paul Molitor said he remains in contact with chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and general manager Thad Levine on a daily basis about potential moves, but he's not currently worried about imminently losing any players via trade.

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  2. Once a castoff, J.D.'s star shining brightestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Boston Red Sox

    Still: The best hitter in baseball, from last year's All-Star Game to this year's Midsummer Classic is Martinez, a guy who didn't have a job in the middle of February. Martinez has mashed 60 home runs since last year's All-Star Game, with 152 RBIs and an OPS of 1.074, better than anybody in that time on that stat line.

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  3. Polanco returns; Buxton demoted to Triple-ARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Major League Baseball

    After a breakout 2017 campaign, which included 13 homers and 74 RBIs, Polanco was hit with an 80-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program in March. started at shortstop and batted fifth for the Twins in his season debut on Monday night at Miller Park.

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  4. Polanco ready to rejoin Twins from suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Minnesota Twins

    They'll have to make a corresponding roster move prior to the game. Polanco has been playing well at Triple-A Rochester, going 6-for-13 with a triple and two walks in four games.

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  5. After Pearce, Dombrowski plans next movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Boston Red Sox

    With a month to go before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski is eyeing pitching, most likely for the bullpen. can't make it back from the disabled list due to recurring inflammation in his left knee.

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  6. Red Sox preparing for showdown in the BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Major League Baseball

    When the Red Sox and Yankees last parted ways following a three-game series in the Bronx in May, they were locked in a tie for first place in the American League East. BOSTON -- When the Red Sox and Yankees last parted ways following a three-game series in the Bronx in May, they were locked in a tie for first place in the American League East.

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  7. Casas takes swings at Fenway, chats with J.D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | Boston Red Sox

    Triston Casas' first steps onto the field at Fenway Park as a member of the Boston Red Sox organization fell in stride behind Taken by the Red Sox with the 26th overall Draft selection earlier this month, the 18-year-old proved wise beyond his years by taking full advantage of his access to one of the Major League's best home run hitters this season. BOSTON -- Triston Casas' first steps onto the field at Fenway Park as a member of the Boston Red Sox organization fell in stride behind Taken by the Red Sox with the 26th overall Draft selection earlier this month, the 18-year-old proved wise beyond his years by taking full advantage of his access to one of the Major League's best home run hitters this season.

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  8. Santana faces hitters after second setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2018 | Minnesota Twins

    Polanco must return from his 80-game suspension for the use of performance-enhancing drugs on July 2 or be placed on the 10-day disabled list. progressed to throwing a 35-pitch live bullpen session at the club's Spring Training complex in Fort Myers, Fla., on Friday, and suspended shortstop It was a good sign for the Twins, as it was the first time Santana faced hitters since suffering a second setback related to his surgically repaired right middle finger in late May. Polanco has been dealing with an injured and infected finger on his throwing hand after jamming it in a door last week, but was healthy enough to take swings against Santana.

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  9. Mauer progressing, working out at Target FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Minnesota Twins

    Mauer has been going through on-field drills before each game -- fielding grounders, running the bases and hitting with his teammates during batting practice. He suffered a setback on May 31, but has been progressing better since then.

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  10. Mauer suffers setback; Buxton undergoes X-raysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Minnesota Twins

    There's no timetable for his return, but Mauer said he doesn't believe it's a long-term setback. "It's progressing, but today wasn't where I wanted to be," Mauer said.

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  11. Royals nearly inked '85 Draft pick DeionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Kansas City Royals

    Could the Royals have had Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders in the same outfield in the late 1980s and early 90s? KANSAS CITY -- Could the Royals have had Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders in the same outfield in the late 1980s and early 90s? Long-time Royals fans know the legacy of multi-sport superstar Bo Jackson. The Royals drafted him in the fourth round of the 1986 MLB Draft and he played five seasons in Kansas City, authoring numerous legendary moments, while also starring for the NFL's Los Angeles Raiders.

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  12. Groome to undergo Tommy John surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Boston Red Sox

    Top Red Sox pitching prospect Jay Groome won't pitch at all in 2018. Instead, the talented 19-year-old will undergo Tommy John surgery on his left elbow next Tuesday in Los Angeles.

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  13. Thornburg set to begin rehab assignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Boston Red Sox

    Acquired in a trade with the Brewers to be the eighth-inning setup man for the Red Sox on Dec. 6, 2016, Thornburg missed all of last season with arm troubles and wound up having surgery to repair thoracic outlet syndrome in his right shoulder. could be in the home stretch of his comeback, as he will begin a Minor League rehab assignment for Triple-A Pawtucket on Monday.

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  14. Inbox: Will Swihart get a chance to play more?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Boston Red Sox

    They're going to keep Swihart on the bench for now as quality depth in case an injury develops. He is the perfect example of guy who might not seem valuable right now, but he could become invaluable if there are any injuries at first base, designated hitter, left field and/or catcher.

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  15. These broken-bat HRs from history boggle the mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Major League Baseball

    Hitting a home run off a Major League pitcher is one of the hardest things an athlete can do. It takes superior timing, preparation and, of course, plenty of strength.

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  16. Santana (finger) to begin throwing programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Minnesota Twins

    Santana, who underwent surgery on the middle finger of his throwing hand on Feb. 5, received a positive prognosis from team doctors and a local hand specialist, Dr. Thomas Varecka. Santana is scheduled to begin a throwing program in Fort Myers, Fla., on Wednesday.

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  17. Cora admits mistake in Sunday's winRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Boston Red Sox

    In a refreshing display of candor, Red Sox manager Alex Cora admitted that he was so caught up in the excitement of Sunday's stirring comeback in the bottom of the eighth that he made a strategical oversight in the ninth inning of an eventual 8-7 win over the Rays. BOSTON -- In a refreshing display of candor, Red Sox manager Alex Cora admitted that he was so caught up in the excitement of Sunday's stirring comeback in the bottom of the eighth that he made a strategical oversight in the ninth inning of an eventual 8-7 win over the Rays.

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  18. Darvish's Cubs debut: 5 runs in 4 1/3Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Chicago Cubs

    After a 17-inning marathon game on Friday night, manager Joe Maddon was hoping for six innings from starter 's Cubs debut on Saturday at Marlins Park. The right-hander showed flashes of dominance, but the club's top offseason prize came up a little short.

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  19. E-Rod closing in on mid-April return dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Boston Red Sox

    's progression will be Tuesday, when the lefty pitches six innings in a Minor League game in Fort Myers, Fla. Five days after that, the expectation is that Rodriguez will start an official Minor League rehab assignment by pitching for one of Boston's affiliates.

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  20. Red Sox eyeing Kimbrel for non-traditional roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Boston Red Sox

    The topic was timely on Friday, one day after Boston's bullpen allowed six runs in the bottom of the eighth inning of a 6-4 loss. Kimbrel never warmed up.

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