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As the home runs pile up for Dozier, so do losses for Twins
MINNEAPOLIS — Not long after Brian Dozier belted his 39th home run of the season, a no-doubter that rocketed into the second deck to give him a homer in his fifth straight game and continue his historic power surge, the Minnesota Twins second baseman was nowhere to be found.
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Brian Dozier guides Minnesota Twins past Kansas City Royals
By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange MINNEAPOLIS -- Brian Dozier is making a habit of hitting home runs in bunches.
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Vegas Play of the Day: Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins
Let’s ride the wave: Kansas City has gone over the total in nine of the last 10, and that should continue against the Twins.
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American League Central capsules
American League Central preview capsules         
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David Rollins finds relief with Cubs after offseason in flux
Spending the first four days in spring training camp with the Cubs feels like a pleasant eternity for left-hander David Rollins. Rollins, 27, was a non-roster invitee after clearing waivers following the Cubs' decision to designate him for assignment on Feb. 8 after acquiring pitcher Alec Mills...
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RHP Jake Odorizzi defeats Tampa Bay Rays in arbitration
Alex ButlerFeb. 14 (UPI) -- Knowing that you don't have to move during the Major League Baseball offseason is great. Returning to the same club with a new deal is even better.
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Here’s the Cactus League team capsules
A look at the Cactus League teams entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and days of the first workout for pitchers and catchers:
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AL Central teams at the start of spring training
A team-by-team look at the American League Central entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:___Cleveland IndiansManager: Terry Francona (fifth season).2016: 94-67, first place, AL champions, lost to Chicago Cubs in World Series.Training Town: Goodyear, Arizona.Park: Goodyear Ballpark.First Workout: Feb. 14/19.
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Kansas City to add Jason Hammel to rotation
The Kansas City Royals, in an attempt to fill the gaping hole in their starting rotation left by the unexpected death of Yordano Ventura, have agreed with right-hander Jason Hammel on a $16-million, two-year contract, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Associated Press.  The 34-year-old...
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Yankees shift focus to pair of familiar faces on DH market
Brian Cashman’s “Open to anything that improves the team’’ mantra broadened Thursday night, when Brian McCann was dealt to the Astros for two neophyte pitching prospects. Until then, other team officials and agents were informed by the Yankees general manager he needed to see if McCann, who had $34 million and two years remaining, could...
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Guyer's pinch hit in 9th lifts Indians over Royals 2-1
CLEVELAND — Brandon Guyer was playing for a last-place team until a trade Aug. 1.On Tuesday night, his first career game-ending hit moved his Cleveland Indians closer to their first AL Central title in nearly a decade.Guyer singled in a run with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Indians over the Kansas City Royals 2-1 to reduce Cleveland's magic number for the division to six.Cleveland leads Detroit by seven games and hasn't won the Central since 2007.
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Jorge De La Rosa likely making his final Rockies start against Cardinals
Jorge De La Rosa, the Rockies' all-time leader in victories and strikeouts, and the man who proved that a pitcher could succeed over the long run at the hitter's paradise known as Coors Field, will most likely be making his final start of the season Tuesday night against the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Jose Abreu says White Sox don't have same desire to win as Royals
In Jose Abreu's three major-league seasons, the White Sox have lost 39 of 57 games to the Royals. When Yordano Ventura threw a complete game to hand the Sox an 8-3 loss on a sunny Monday at Kauffman Stadium, it was the Sox's 14th loss to the Royals this season, their most in a single year. The...
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Oakland Athletics waive disappointing Billy Butler
The Sports Xchange The Oakland Athletics released designated hitter Billy Butler on Sunday with one year left on his contract.
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Billy Butler is cut by the Athletics
Designated hitter Billy Butler was released Sunday by the Oakland Athletics, who still owe him $10 million for next season. Butler was batting .276 with four home runs and 31 runs batted in.  Etc. Outfielder Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals agreed to wait a week before deciding whether he...
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Chris Sale remains focus as White Sox wind down season
Chris Sale’s Cy Young candidacy appears to be the main story line as the White Sox look to take two out of three in their weekend series with the Royals at 1 p.m. Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field. The subject of trade rumors for much of the season, Sale has been worthy of the rampant interest he will...
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