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Twins prospect Yorman Landa dies in car accident in Venezuela

Twins prospect Yorman Landa dies in car accident in Venezuela

yahoo.com deadspin.com MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
Twins minor league pitcher Yorman Landa died in a car accident Friday night in Venezuela. (Getty Images) Minnesota Twins minor leaguer Yorman Landa has died, the team announced in a statement early Saturday. According to Mike Bernardino of the Pioneer P…
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  • Infante returns to Tigers with spring invite

    Infante returns to Tigers with spring invite

    MLB.com 20 hours ago
    The Tigers announced their first round of Minor League contracts Friday, a list of 14 players that includes a familiar name in Omar Infante.
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  • Abreu thrilled for reunion with Moncada

    Abreu thrilled for reunion with Moncada

    MLB.com 24 hours ago
    Jose Abreu is as excited to have Yoan Moncada in Chicago as the euphoric White Sox fan base. "He is a very talented player. It will be an honor to work with, guide and support him," Abreu said of his Cuban teammate.
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  • Bob Odenkirk recalls Disco Demolition Night on 'Drunk History'

    Bob Odenkirk recalls Disco Demolition Night on 'Drunk History'

    yahoo.com Dec 8 (yesterday)
    Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park. (AP Photo) The Chicago White Sox added a lot of explosive, young talent during the 2016 Winter Meetings. When those players eventually play together in the majors, the franchise will have to hope it goes better t…
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  • 2016 Rule 5 Draft pick scouting reports

    2016 Rule 5 Draft pick scouting reports

    MLB.com Dec 8 (2 days ago)
    Jim Callis provides scouting reports for the 18 players selected in the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft, including former Brewers prospect Miguel Diaz, who was picked first by the Twins and then dealt to the Padres.
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  • White Sox steal show at Winter Meetings

    White Sox steal show at Winter Meetings

    MLB.com Dec 8 (2 days ago)
    The White Sox were the Winter Meeting's biggest winners but not the only ones. Here's the rest of our top five.
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  • After Striking Out Three Times, the Nationals Swing a Trade for…

    After Striking Out Three Times, the Nationals Swing a Trade for Adam Eaton

    nytimes.com yahoo.com MLB.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    Washington sent three top pitching prospects to the suddenly selling White Sox for Eaton, who will return to center field after a productive season in right.
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  • After Striking Out Three Times, the Nationals Swing a Trade for…

    After Striking Out Three Times, the Nationals Swing a Trade for Adam Eaton

    nytimes.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    Washington sent three top pitching prospects to the suddenly selling White Sox for Eaton, who will return to center field after a productive season in right.
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  • Twins gauging interest on more than Dozier

    Twins gauging interest on more than Dozier

    MLB.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    While the division-rival White Sox initiated their rebuild with two major trades at the Winter Meetings, the Twins continue to listen on their veterans such as second baseman Brian Dozier.
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  • Win-now Indians stand out in AL Central

    Win-now Indians stand out in AL Central

    MLB.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    Looking to the future seems to be the sudden trend within the AL Central. The lone exception is the AL-champion Indians, who are built to win now and conceivably for the next several seasons.
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  • How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris …

    How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris Sale trade?

    yahoo.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    The Chicago Cubs are still the team to beat, according to Bovada Las Vegas oddsmakers, but a flurry of moves on Tuesday has the Boston Red Sox right on their heels. In a span of hours, Boston added another ace by acquiring Chris Sale in a trade with the…
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  • How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris …

    How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris Sale trade?

    yahoo.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    The Chicago Cubs are still the team to beat, according to Bovada Las Vegas oddsmakers, but a flurry of moves on Tuesday has the Boston Red Sox right on their heels. In a span of hours, Boston added another ace by acquiring Chris Sale in a trade with the…
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  • Done Deals: Mariners get Chris Heston in trade with Giants

    Done Deals: Mariners get Chris Heston in trade with Giants

    yahoo.com Dec 5 (5 days ago)
    Chris Heston, he of the 2015 no-hitter, is headed to the Mariners. (AP) This is The Stew’s running list of trades and signings that happen during baseball’s Winter Meetings. We’ll update this post as news happens. WEDNESDAY Mariners get Chris Heston in …
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  • On Baseball: Cubs Parlay Their Depth Into a Closer, Wade Davis

    On Baseball: Cubs Parlay Their Depth Into a Closer, Wade Davis

    nytimes.com MLB.com yahoo.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    Chicago turned Jorge Soler, a young, power-hitting outfielder, into a replacement for Aroldis Chapman, a free agent expected to get a big contract.
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  • Video - Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win 00:37

    Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win

    Mar 6
    The Mets beat the Tigers 5-4 in Matt Harvey's return to the mound.
  • Video - Royals Injury Update 02:12

    Royals Injury Update

    Mar 4
    ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell discusses Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's recovery from offseason wrist surgery and pitcher Luke Hochevar's recovery from Tommy John surgery.
  • Video - Price Excited For 2015 Season 02:56

    Price Excited For 2015 Season

    Mar 3
    Tigers pitcher David Price discusses the status of his contract situation in Detroit and what he did in the offseason to get better.
  • Video - Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title 02:46

    Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title

    Mar 3
    Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera says the team is focused on winning a championship and discusses his performance during last season during an injury-riddled campaign, and the importance of DH Victor Martinez.