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43 min ago | The Washington Post
Swisher underwent surgery on both knees Wednesday, procedures the first baseman/outfielder hopes will alleviate pain and prolong his career.
3 hrs ago | The Oregonian
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.
8 hrs ago | Major League Baseball
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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.
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.
Another series loss for the Minnesota Twins finds them dropping even further back in the American League Central standings.
After an impressive run atop the American League Central, the Minnesota Twins have come back to earth in recent years.
It was pretty much a fait accompli that these two teams would be the last two standing come American League Championship Series time.
There have been few things to get excited about this season for the Minnesota Twins.
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.
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.
No major surprises in this lineup. Norris starts, Pearce hits second and plays first, Young DH's and Davis hits seventh and plays third.
When Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus turned to his bullpen in recent weeks, you could almost hear a collective "oh, no" throughout Comerica Park.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 02:45 pm
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