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34 min ago | The Wichita Eagle
CHICAGO – Dayton Moore planned to board a flight to the Windy City on Tuesday afternoon to meet his freefalling Royals, an under-.500 club with seven losses in their last eight games, a group their manager dubbed a "second-half team" that is winless in the second half.
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4 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
In this Dec. 4, 2013, file photo, Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski answers a question at a news conference in Detroit.
5 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
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Just a few days removed from all the All-Star Game festivities, the mood is all the sudden pretty different around Target Field.
All Stars Glen Perkins and Kurt Suzuki finish off the NL in the All Star game - Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports After four games in three days with the Tigers, there will be no rest for the weary.
Chamberlain leads the American League in holds heading into Detroit's road trip this week against the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels.
With their first 10 games after the All-Star break featuring a road clash with an American League Central opponent, the Indians already find themselves at a potentially pivotal juncture in 2014.
The last thing the Kansas City Royals need in the midst of an offensive slump is an All-Star level stingy pitcher.
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With the White Sox's next 13 games coming against American League Central rivals, a winning stretch could redirect their season.
Despite dropping three of four to Cleveland over the weekend, the Tigers still hold a 5 1/2-game lead in the American League Central, and they'll look to add to the win column beginning Monday, when they visit Arizona for a three-game set with the D-backs.
Ellsbury and Derek Jeter each had an RBI single for the Yankees, who finished a three-game sweep in their first series after the All-Star break.
The Twins fell, 5-3, on Sunday to the Rays, whose series sweep left the home team nine games below .500 with just nine games left before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.
Jul 11, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kris Johnson delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
Jun 28, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia shares a laugh with first base coach Daryl Boston after discovering a paper cup stuck to his hat in a bench prank by team mates during Saturdays game aganst Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
It's safe to say that these players, many of whom were not on anyone's radar in spring training, need to have comparable performances over the second half if their teams are going to make it to the postseason.
MINNEAPOLIS_Available for trade: One All-Star-caliber pitcher, lefthanded, Cy Young Award winner, hasn't allowed a run in 16 innings, or more than three in the past two months.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:34 pm
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