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Lots Of Options, Little Action As Yankees Search For Deadline Upgrades

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Will the New York Yankees shake things up on Thursday?

Maybe, but don’t expect a blockbuster. So far, general manager Brian Cashman — no stranger to wheeling and dealing — … 436 more words

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Base-Running Blunders Doom Twins In 3-2 Loss In KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eduardo Nunez was caught straying too far from first base. Sam Fuld was picked off first the next inning. Brian Dozier was thrown out while foolishly trying to score on an errant throw. 717 more words

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Missed opportunities hurt Twins as Royals reign

The Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2, Wednesday night in Kansas City.

The Twins missed several opportunities in the game. Two runners were picked off and another thrown out trying to score. 323 more words

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The Mariners are out on Marlon Byrd

One of the longest-simmering rumors of the summer has been Marlon Byrd to the Mariners. Not hottest-simmering, mind you. It’s just Marlon Byrd. But ever since people started getting excited about the Mariners contending and getting excited about the Phillies stinking again, people have assumed that a Byrd-to-Seattle deal was gonna go down. 95 more words

Yankees Linked To Several Players As Trade Deadline Fast Approaches

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Yankees could look a lot different come Thursday evening.

As they continue to look up at the top spot in the AL East and at both wild cards, the Bombers are in desperate need of everything — offense, starting pitching and bullpen help — and have actively been trying to upgrade a roster decimated by injuries to its rotation and inconsistency in its lineup. 575 more words

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Twins "really want to move" Josh Willingham

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com the Twins “really want to move” left fielder Josh Willingham before Thursday’s trade deadline, but a source tells him “I don’t think they’re getting any bites.” 162 more words

Royals' Offense Shut Down In 2-1 Loss To Twins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — James Shields acknowledged that he didn’t have his best stuff Tuesday night.

He has the bruise on his rump to prove it. 750 more words

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