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On This Day In Baseball History: July 27, 2009

Washington Nationals outfielder Josh Willingham becomes the 13th player in history to hit two grand slams in the same game. Willingham did so in the 5th and 6th inning leading his Nationals over the Brewers 14-6. 22 more words


Billy Beane and Mike Rizzo love trading with each other

Yesterday the A’s swapped shortstop Yunel Escobar to the Nationals for reliever Tyler Clippard, and in doing so completed the ninth trade between general managers Billy Beane and Mike Rizzo since December of 2010. 114 more words

Hot Stove Week in Review Nov 24-30


Josh Willingham has announced his retirement from the MLB. He played 11 seasons for 5 teams; Marlins, Nationals, A’s, Twins and Royals. He ended his career with 195 HR’s and 632 RBI’s and won a Silver Slugger in 2012 with the Twins. 511 more words

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Royals news and notes

The KC Royals have been fairly quiet so far this offseason. Here are a few things that happened concerning the team this week.

  • Jayson Nix chose free agency rather than the Triple-A assignment.
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Former Twins outfielder Josh Willingham retires from baseball

Former Minnesota Twins outfielder Josh Willingham officially announced his retirement on Monday.

Willingham spent the majority of his final three seasons with the Twins (2012-14), but was traded to Kansas City at the end of last year to provide the Royals some extra pop in their lineup for a playoff run. 262 more words


Willingham Retires After 11 Big League Seasons

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Josh Willingham is retiring after 11 major league seasons, agent Matt Sosnick said Monday.

The 35-year-old outfielder hit .215 with 14 homers and 40 RBIs in 364 plate appearances this year with Minnesota and Kansas City. 147 more words


Day in Review 11-24-14

I wasn’t able to get notifications until most of the days’ action was done, and there was a lot.  I want to just go through the five major things that happened today, as they were big.   494 more words

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