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AL Central Notes: Royals, Aoki, Butler, Lovullo, Tigers

Oct 30 2014 10:42pm CDT | Source: MLB Trade Rumors

Though the Royals are coming off their best season in nearly three decades, Andy Martino of the New York Daily News writes that the team will soon need to turn its focus to some difficult offseason decisions. Industry expectations, according to Martino, are that the Royals will at least listen to trade offers for its more expensive players — including Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas — if other teams come calling this winter. Gordon’s ...
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Al Notes: Indians, Hunter, Davis

Oct 22 2014 2:45pm CDT | Source: MLB Trade Rumors

In his latest mailbag piece, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com looks at various facets of the Indians roster. Unsurprisingly, he doesn’t predict any sweeping changes for the Cleveland roster. Here’s more from Bastian and around the AL. The Indians bullpen seems set behind closer Cody Allen. The club may wish to bring in a few depth pieces to supplement the middle and long relief components. Nick Hagadone, who is out of options, is a likely candidate as the second lefty. Similarly, the rotation w ...
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Dombrowski On Tigers’ Offseason Plans

Oct 15 2014 12:21pm CDT | Source: MLB Trade Rumors

Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski addressed a number of points with the media yesterday, and Jason Beck of MLB.com provides a transcript of his comments. Here are the key takeaways: Dombrowski listed the team’s top three priorities. First among them is deciding on an approach in center, which he said could either mean finding a platoon partner for the right-handed hitting Rajai Davis or going with a new, full-time option. Second: improving the bullpen, with some new arms potentially coming from withi ...
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A Moment in Time: David Ortiz's slam

Oct 13 2014 1:33pm CDT | Source: espn red sox

The 2013 Boston Red Sox had the confidence that comes from winning 97 games and the feeling of destiny that comes from winning unexpectedly. But in the eighth inning on Oct. 13 at Fenway Park, that confidence and that sense of destiny were being tested. The Red Sox needed something dramatic. They needed a David Ortiz moment. They got it, with a grand slam that landed, along with the Tigers' Torii Hunter, in the right-center-field bullpen and tied the gam ...
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Quick Hits: Hunter, Stewart, A’s, Nats

Oct 13 2014 12:58pm CDT | Source: MLB Trade Rumors

It was 100 years ago today that the Boston Braves finished off their sweep of the heavily-favored Philadelphia A’s to win the 1914 World Series.  The “Miracle Braves” were in last place on July 18 and didn’t even hit the .500 mark until August 1, yet they rocketed to the NL pennant with a 61-16 record over their final 77 games.  The Braves’ championship was even more stunning since they hadn’t even had a winning season since 1902.  L ...
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Torii taking Tigers' direction into consideration

Oct 13 2014 8:56am CDT | Source: MLB News Index

If the Tigers want Torii Hunter back for 2015, he wants to play another year. If Detroit doesn't want him back, then he might have a decision to make o ...
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Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for Detroit Tigers

Oct 6 2014 2:56pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Through the second half of the season, everyone was constantly waiting for the Detroit Tigers to get their act together, pull away from the Kansas City Royals and run away with the AL Central crown. It never materialized that way, but Detroit was fortunate enough to win the division and avoid the dice roll that is the Wild Card Round. Surely for the ALDS, the Tigers would flip that switch—being anchored by a few of the biggest stars ...
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Torii to give retirement serious consideration

Oct 5 2014 8:26pm CDT | Source: MLB News Index

Torii Hunter joined the Tigers hoping to cap his career with a World Series ring. As he sat in a dejected clubhouse Sunday, stunned by an American League Division Series sweep to the Orioles, he had to wonder if that was chance was fading awa ...
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Torii Hunter Considering Retiring

Oct 5 2014 6:59pm CDT | Source: MLB Trade Rumors

In the aftermath of the Tigers’ ouster from the playoffs at the hands of the Orioles Sunday, veteran outfielder Torii Hunter said he was strongly considering retiring, according to MLive.com’s Chris Iott (via Twitter). “It’s 100 percent serious, bro. I have been thinking about it a long time,” Hunter said, via a tweet from the New York Post’s Joel Sherman. Hunter is at the end of his two-year, $26MM ...
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