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43 min ago | The Washington Post

Indians 1B/OF Swisher done for season

Swisher underwent surgery on both knees Wednesday, procedures the first baseman/outfielder hopes will alleviate pain and prolong his career.

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3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

MLB rundown: Battle for postseason heating up, trade deadine revisited, latest buzz and...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen swings in his first at bat in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Jeff Locke, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, American League, Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals

8 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

Royals' newfound confidence prompted streak

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12 hrs ago | The Detroit News

History shows Tigers way ahead on trading prospects

Detroit -- Good luck to Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson on their Rangers careers, and the same for Willy Adames on his new life in the Rays system.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Corey Knebel, American League, Jacob Turner, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, Mauricio Robles, Francisco Martinez

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press

K.C. 7, Colorado 4: Ex-Tiger Omar Infante helps Royals maintain AL Central lead

Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Tyler Matzek

The State

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Detroit

Torii Hunter scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the 11th inning and the Detroit Tigers took an 8-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Max Scherzer, Ben Zobrist

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Twins' Steinbach addresses struggles, team morale

Another series loss for the Minnesota Twins finds them dropping even further back in the American League Central standings.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball

Rant Sports

Minnesota Twins Top Prospects 2014: Stock Update For 5 Best Players

After an impressive run atop the American League Central, the Minnesota Twins have come back to earth in recent years.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Rounding Third: So how are those deadline deals working out?

It was pretty much a fait accompli that these two teams would be the last two standing come American League Championship Series time.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League West, Los Angeles Angels, Kansas City Royals

The State

Cleveland Indians

There have been few things to get excited about this season for the Minnesota Twins.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins, Kyle Gibson, Baseball Players, Trevor Plouffe, Oswaldo Arcia

Royals Review

Royals Rumblings - News for August 19, 2014

Let's be clear about one thing right up front: Everything that has happened to the Royals begins with the patience, vision and resolve shown by team owner David Glass.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Kansas City Royals

Detroit Free Press

Ned Yost takes a more even-keeled approach as Royals surge to first in AL Central

The circumstances are almost identical. Ned Yost manages a young, mostly homegrown team that hasn't reached the postseason in decades, just like he did in Milwaukee.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, National League, National League Central, Kansas City Royals, Ryan Braun, Prince Fielder

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bradenton.com

Recap: Minnesota vs. Kansas City

Erik Kratz hit a pair of home runs to help the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Minnesota Twins in the finale of a four-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Kansas City Royals

Camden Chat

Orioles @ White Sox lineups and game notes - August 18

No major surprises in this lineup. Norris starts, Pearce hits second and plays first, Young DH's and Davis hits seventh and plays third.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Chris Sale, Baltimore Orioles

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers notes: Brad Ausmus' frustration with bullpen 'not high'; Joakim Soria improving

When Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus turned to his bullpen in recent weeks, you could almost hear a collective "oh, no" throughout Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer

Southside Showdown

Chicago White Sox Morning BP: Avisail Garcia returns with 3 hits

Aug 17, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez right fielder Avisail Garcia and left fielder Alejandro De Aza celebrate their win against the Toronto Blue Jays at U.S Cellular Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Alexei Ramirez, Chicago White Sox, Avisail Garcia, Alejandro De Aza

The News Tribune

Drew Sharp: Detroit Tigers must pony up for Max Scherzer to stay contenders

If so, then they're admitting fraudulence, operating under the guise of freely running with baseball's big-money dogs with the understanding that the potential high reward of big-ticket ballplayers comes with an equally high level of risk.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers, Justin Verlander

Colorado Rockies

Matzek squares off against Shields, Royals

Two teams sitting in very different places in the playoff picture will meet at Coors Field on Tuesday, as the surging Royals visit the spiraling Rockies to open up a two-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, National League West, National League, Troy Tulowitzki, Baseball Players, Carlos Gonzalez, Tyler Matzek, Colorado Rockies

Sun Aug 17, 2014

KMBC-TV

Merchandise sales surge as Royals keep winning

With the Royals storming back to take first place in the American League Central, fans have been flocking to buy the team's gear -- along with gear from the Chiefs and Sporting Kansas City.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Milone struggles as Twins lose 12-6 to Royals

After retiring the side in order on nine pitches to open the game, Milone came out for the second in a steady rain.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Alcides Escobar, Oswaldo Arcia, Trevor May

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