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Bradshaw named Minor League hitting coordinator

Bradshaw named Minor League hitting coordinator

MLB.com Updated Nov 5, 2012
Terry Bradshaw, a long-time hitting coach for two of the Royals' affiliates, on Monday was named the organization's Minor League hitting coordinator.
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  • Players vote Tigers' Cabrera as player of year

    Players vote Tigers' Cabrera as player of year

    ESPN.com Nov 5, 2012
    Miguel Cabrera is waiting for the crown that was presented to him at the World Series to arrive at his home. He'll give it a prominent spot in his office.
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  • Thompson isn't cutting corners in pursuit of Majors

    Thompson isn't cutting corners in pursuit of Majors

    MLB.com Nov 5, 2012
    Even though he is most comfortable in center field, top prospect Trayce Thompson, at the direction of the White Sox, has been more than willing to spend part of his offseason in Arizona refining his skills in the corner outfield spots.
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  • Williams prepared for new responsibilities

    Williams prepared for new responsibilities

    MLB.com Nov 5, 2012
    The White Sox finished .500 or better in nine of Kenny Williams' 12 years as general manager, claiming two American League Central titles and one highly memorable World Series crown in 2005.
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  • Indians have trade chips to dangle if market is right

    Indians have trade chips to dangle if market is right

    MLB.com Nov 5, 2012
    The Indians didn't acquire Mike Aviles over the weekend in order to trade Asdrubal Cabrera. But heading into an awfully interesting and important winter for the organization, general manager Chris Antonetti has the option to be a little bit more open-mi…
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