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  • Spring training: AL Central preview

     Spring training: AL Central preview
    Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
  • Power rankings: No. 24 Twins

    Power rankings: No. 24 Twins
    Fans in St. Louis have it easy. They're merely conflicted about who to blame for Albert Pujols' departure. The feelings of many Twins fans are much more awkward. Everyone loves Joe Mauer, don't they? But business is business, and the hometown icon has...
  • Rogers' rankings: No. 16 Nationals

    Rogers' rankings: No. 16 Nationals
    No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up. But if you want to bet on Harper as...
  • Agent says Angels interested in 3B Aramis Ramirez

     
    Asked earlier in November about free-agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez, General Manager Jerry Dipoto said the Angels' interest level in the slugger was "lower, but I never close the door on anyone." That door, according to Ramirez's agent, is apparently....
  • Cubs have options among 2012 free agents

     
    We’re on to Phase 3 of the offseason to-do list and it involves acquiring new players and the consideration of moving Starlin Castro to a new position.  Julie Dicaro at A League of Her Own made my job a bit easier by already compiling a list of...
  • Angels GM widens search for relief pitcher

     
    Jerry Dipoto has cast a wide net in his search for relief help, the Angels’ new general manager saying Tuesday that he has contacted the agents for “between five and 10” right-handers. Among the free agents the Angels are believed......
  • Angels manager, GM to dine with C.J. Wilson Monday night

     
    The Angels' pursuit of free-agent pitcher C.J. Wilson will continue Monday night when Manager Mike Scioscia and General Manager Jerry Dipoto have dinner with the veteran left-hander in Los Angeles. The meeting was confirmed by a source familiar with the.....
  • Thome Hits 600th Career Home Run as Twins Top Tigers

    Thome Hits 600th Career Home Run as Twins Top Tigers
    Jim Thome finished 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs -- including his 600th career blast -- and drove in five as Minnesota outslugged Detroit, 9-6, in the opener of a three-game series from Comerica Park. The historic blast came in the seventh inning off...
  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    What's your take on Dayan Viciedo's future with the organization in light of the Adam Dunn/Paul Konerko signings? No real opportunity for Dayan to get significant playing time at 1B or designated hitter now or in the foreseeable future. He doesn't...
  • Tigers Win Back and Forth Game With Twins 9-7

    Tigers Win Back and Forth Game With Twins 9-7
    Brandon Inge's run-scoring triple in the top of the ninth inning proved to be the difference, as the Tigers outlasted the Minnesota Twins, 9-7, to sweep a brief two-game set at Target Field. Tied at 7-7, Detroit pushed two across in the top of the ninth...
  • No Offense Support for King Felix; Mariners Fall 2-1

    No Offense Support for King Felix; Mariners Fall 2-1
    On a night Felix Hernandez and Francisco Liriano engaged in a pitcher's duel for much of the evening, a pair of first-inning walks by the Mariners ace wound up being the difference in a 2-1 loss to Minnesota at Safeco Field. The Twins snapped a nine-game...
  • Mariners Win their Sixth Straight in Extra Innings

    Mariners Win their Sixth Straight in Extra  Innings
    It was bound to happen sooner or later, given Mariners pitchers had allowed just three runs over the past five games. But it was fitting that on the day the Twins honored the memory of Harmon Killebrew, the bats broke out at Target Field. The Mariners...