2:38 PM EDT, Mon September 01, 2014
Reading Evening Post 5 hours ago
When Royals signed seven players on transfer deadline day

When Royals signed seven players on transfer deadline day

'Incredible' number of signings failed to halt the slide in 1997/98 season.
Plain Dealer 19 hours ago
Cleveland Indians recall Zach McAllister, place Josh Tomlin on paternity list

Cleveland Indians recall Zach McAllister, place Josh Tomlin on paternity list

The Indians placed Tomlin on the paternity list on Sunday and recalled pitcher Zach McAllister, who will give the club an extra arm in its taxed bullpen. Additional reinforcements are coming on Monday, when teams can expand their active rosters to as many as 40 players.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 15 hours ago
McCann called up by Detroit

McCann called up by Detroit

James McCann is one of seven players that will be promoted by the Detroit Tigers when the MLB active rosters expand to 40 players Monday.
Baltimore Sun 18 hours ago

Orioles pound Minnesota Twins early, hold on late for 12-8 win Sunday afternoon

The Orioles entered the final month of the regular season with the second-best record in the major leagues, a sizable American League East lead and their offense catching fire at the right time.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 3 hours ago

Hicks, Pinto, Tonkin among 8 called up by Twins

Minnesota will give their Opening Day center fielder a third chance to keep the job; four pitchers and three other hitters added, too.
Grand Rapids Press 38 mins ago
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera in lineup as designated hitter; Victor Martinez to start at first

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera in lineup as designated hitter; Victor Martinez to start at first

Brad Ausmus said Cabrera said that he was able to play first base but that hes using him as the designated hitter to limit the time he spends on his feet. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (74-62, 2nd in AL Central) at Cleveland Indians (70-64, 3rd in AL Central)When: 4:05 p.m.Where: Progressive Field in ClevelandTV: Fox Sports Detroit, ESPNRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersDavid Price (12-10, 3.32 ERA)Lifetime vs. Indians: 5-1, 3.12 ERA Cleveland IndiansCorey...

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Plain Dealer 3 mins ago

Cleveland Indians playing meaningful baseball in September, and that's amazing -- Terry Pluto

The Tribe was 17-9 in August while averaging fewer than four runs per game. It's been all about pitching.
Chicago Tribune 1 hour ago

Bears' starting safety decision 'wait and see' as opener nears

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman was asked after Monday morning’s practice at Halas Hall whether he had settled on his starting safeties for Sunday’s season opener against the Bills. Yet the “wait and see” response Trestman offered was likely not what fans were eager to...

Bears' starting safety decision 'wait and see' as opener nears

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman was asked after Monday morning’s practice at Halas Hall whether he had settled on his starting safeties for Sunday’s season opener against the Bills. Yet the “wait and see” response Trestman offered was likely not what fans were eager to...
Detroit News 1 hour ago

Tigers hurting without Jose Iglesias and his magic mitt

We knew the loss of shortstop Jose Iglesias would hurt the Tigers this year. By mid-April we saw just how much. By the end of August, the pain seems to be becoming too much.

Twinsights: Aaron Hicks heads list of eight September promotions

BALTIMORE -- Aaron Hicks is getting another crack at the big leagues. Despite falling into a late-season funk that saw him go 4 for 30 (.133) at Triple-A Rochester, the Twins’ Opening Day center fielder the past two years will headline the group of eight September call-ups that will report to Target Field on Tuesday. Also earned promotions as rosters expand are catcher Josmil Pinto, catcher-outfielder Chris Herrmann, infielder Doug Bernier and relievers Lester Oliveros, Michael Tonkin, Logan Darnell and A.J. Achter. Bernier, Oliveros and Achter had their contracts selected, which fills out...

W2W4: Rangers vs. Royals

A three-game set to start September occurs between the Texas Rangers and the Kansas City Royals. It's time for the pennant chase and the Rangers are playing spoiler. Here's a preview: What’s up with the Royals?: Kansas City leads the AL Central by a half-a-game over Detroit and have lost their last three completed games. Sunday’s contest with Cleveland was suspended because of rain in the 10th inning with the Royals trailing 4-2. Despite the current losing streak, the Royals have won 14 of their last 21 games at Kauffman Stadium.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 5 hours ago

'September to forget' coming up for the Twins

Who else wants to join me in largely ignoring what happens on the field for the Twins in the season's final month?
Plain Dealer 7 hours ago

Mother Nature leaves the Cleveland Indians three outs away from a sweep in Kansas City

A late-night summer storm passed through Kauffman Stadium just as Kyle Crockett took the hill to attempt to close out a 4-2 Indians win, a triumph that would complete a three-game sweep of Kansas City and move the Tribe ever closer in the race for a playoff spot.
Akron Beacon Journal 7 hours ago
Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning, adds wrinkle to race

Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning, adds wrinkle to race

KANSAS CITY, Mo.: The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland’s game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning.The Indians grabbed a 4-2 lead on pinch hitter Lonnie Chisenhall’s two-out, two-run double, but rain prevented the teams from playing the bottom half of the inning. It was shelved after a 58-minute delay.The game will resume on Sept. 22 in Cleveland before the start of the last scheduled series between the teams.“It’s kind of a weird feeling, the game’s not over, but I’d rather have the lead,” Indians manager Terry Francona...

AL Central Player News

  • 5 Ricky Nolasco

    Ricky Nolasco

    Twins' failure to make play on bunt set up Orioles' grand slam

  • 3 Miguel Cabrera

    Miguel Cabrera

    5 things to watch: Will Detroit Tigers give break to Miguel Cabrera? Will Kyle Lobstein settle in?

  • 2 Lonnie Chisenhall

    Lonnie Chisenhall

    Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning, adds wrinkle to race

  • 2 Aaron Thompson

    Aaron Thompson

    Aaron Thompson's breaking ball is out pitch

  • 1 Zach McAllister

    Zach McAllister

    Cleveland Indians recall Zach McAllister, place Josh Tomlin on paternity list

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