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  1. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 17, 2015, 6:00 AM EDT

    John Lackey

    Dollar for dollar, this starter gives his team more value than just about anyone.

  2. VIDEO: Yoenis Cespedes leaps to rob Kurt Suzuki of a home run

    Apr 6, 2015, 7:20 PM EDT

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    Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is already making friends in his new digs.

  3. Twins catcher Josmil Pinto diagnosed with concussion from Adam Jones’ backswing

    Mar 23, 2015, 1:13 PM EDT

    Josmil Pinto Twins

    Pinto will be held out of baseball activities for at least 4-5 days.

  4. Billy Beane and Mike Rizzo love trading with each other

    Jan 15, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Billy Beane

    Oakland and Washington have made an average of one trade every five months for the past four years.

  5. Thought experiment: How many MLB teams would wipe the slate clean?

    Nov 26, 2014, 4:25 PM EDT

    CC Sabathia AP

    Since there’s no such thing as a stupid question …

  6. Yan Gomes on pace to return from concussion DL on Friday

    Aug 28, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT

    Yan Gomes AP

    Gomes suffered the concussion last Thursday when he was hit in the catcher’s mask by a deflected ball.

  7. Position player pitching alert: The Tigers turned to Andrew Romine in a blowout

    Aug 23, 2014, 9:32 AM EDT

    Andrew Romine AP

    The Tigers turned to infielder Andrew Romine to pitch in a blowout last night.

  8. Yan Gomes exits game with concussion-like symptoms

    Aug 21, 2014, 6:57 PM EDT

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    Gomes was hit in the mask in the bottom of the fifth inning by a ball that deflected off the arm of Kurt Suzuki on a hit-by-pitch.

  9. Kurt Suzuki stays in Minnesota, signs extension with Twins

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

    Kurt Suzuki Twins

    All month the assumption has been that the Twins would either sign Kurt Suzuki to a contract extension or trade the 30-year-old impending free agent in the middle of his career-year.

  10. Kurt Suzuki’s contract extension talks with the Twins didn’t get very far

    Jul 21, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Kurt Suzuki Twins

    After four terrible seasons Kurt Suzuki had to settle for a one-year, $2.75 million deal this offseason, but now he’s having a career-year for the Twins and made his first All-Star team at age 30.

  11. Video: Kurt Suzuki has quick reflexes

    Jul 9, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT

    Suzuki

    And presents us with a philosophical question

  12. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

  13. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 20, 2014, 7:11 AM EDT

    Zack Wheeler

    Two of the most promising young arms in baseball met last night. But Zack Wheeler got the best of Andrew Heaney on the occasion of the latter’s major league debut.

  14. Kurt Suzuki hit an inside-the-park homer that wasn’t an inside-the-park homer

    May 21, 2014, 9:01 AM EDT

    Kurt Suzuki Twins

    Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki hit an inside-the-park home run last night against the Padres, except here’s the thing: It wasn’t.

  15. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    May 5, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Jacoby Ellsbury

    What a fun, relaxing weekend. Not just for all of us who watched races and sipped julep. It was relaxing for Carlos Beltran too.

  16. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 25, 2014, 6:51 AM EDT

    CC Sabathia

    The Yankees bounce back. The Astros play like bush leaguers.

  17. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 14, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Andrelton Simmons

    The other owners will have to ratify the move at their next meeting, but as of yesterday it’s all but official: the Braves now own the Nationals. 

  18. 2014 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2013, 12:26 AM EDT

    MLB: Yankees-Brian McCann Press Conference

    Here’s the rundown of where this winter’s top 150 free agents are landing, continuously updated throughout the offseason. Re-signings are posted in red, while players signing with new teams are in blue. Stars denote players who received qualifying offers and thus will cost their new team a draft pick if they sign elsewhere. (Non-tenders have…

  19. Chris Colabello could be headed to Korea

    Dec 21, 2013, 10:09 AM EDT

    Chris Colabello AP

    Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that the Twins have had discussions with at least one club about sending first baseman/outfielder Chris Colabello to the Korean Baseball Organization. A move is no sure thing right now, as the Twins’ asking price to let him go is said to be “higher than normal,”…

  20. Twins sign Kurt Suzuki

    Dec 20, 2013, 10:46 AM EDT

    Kurt Suzuki

    Minnesota wasted little time finding a new veteran catcher, adding free agent Kurt Suzuki one day after trading Ryan Doumit to Atlanta. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Suzuki and the Twins have agreed to a one-year deal and the 30-year-old will compete with rookie Josmil Pinto for playing time behind the…

  21. Report: Rangers moving toward deal with catcher J.P. Arencibia

    Dec 6, 2013, 12:13 AM EDT

    J.P. Arencibia Getty

    The Rangers are zeroing in on catching help on the heels of A.J. Pierzynski leaving Texas for a one-year deal with the World Series champion Red Sox. While Kurt Suzuki was mentioned as a possibility earlier this week, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Rangers and J.P. Arencibia are “progressing” toward a deal. Arencibia…

  22. Rangers looking to Kurt Suzuki for catching help

    Dec 3, 2013, 10:17 AM EDT

    Kurt Suzuki

    Texas quickly re-signed Geovany Soto knowing that A.J. Pierzynski was likely a goner via free agency and now T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports that the Rangers are targeting Kurt Suzuki to pair with Soto behind the plate. Soto and Suzuki are both right-handed hitters, so it’s not an ideal pairing, but Suzuki has always had…

  23. Does McCann to New York set up a Salty, Red Sox reunion?

    Nov 23, 2013, 9:35 PM EDT

    Jarrod Saltalamacchia

    It’s the catcher market that has moved the most quickly in free agency this winter, with Brian McCann becoming the first elite free agent to come to terms, agreeing to a five-year, $85 million deal with the Yankees on Saturday. The other catcher deals: Carlos Ruiz – Phillies (three years, $26 million) Geovany Soto –…

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