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Kansas City Star Feb 16, 2018
KC Royals defeat Brandon Maurer in arbitration case | The Kansas City Star

KC Royals defeat Brandon Maurer in arbitration case | The Kansas City Star

In the KC Royals’ first arbitration hearing with a player since general manager Dayton Moore took over in 2006, the club defeated reliever Brandon Maurer on Friday morning. Maurer will be paid $2.95 million in 2018 instead of $3.5 million.
Detroit News Feb 15, 2018
The Detroit News top 50 Detroit Tigers prospects

The Detroit News top 50 Detroit Tigers prospects

Lynn Henning of The Detroit News breaks down his top 50 prospects for the Detroit Tigers.
Detroit News Feb 15, 2018
Triple-A standouts hungry for first taste with Tigers

Triple-A standouts hungry for first taste with Tigers

Left-handed starter Ryan Carpenter and righty reliever Mark Montgomery haven’t even been given the chance to fail at the big-league level yet.
Grand Rapids Press Feb 15, 2018
Gardy says Shane Greene is Tigers closer: 'I think we've got a really good one'

Gardy says Shane Greene is Tigers closer: 'I think we've got a really good one'

"He has no fear, as you can tell," Gardenhire said. "(Closers) want the ball and he wants that job."
Kansas City Star Feb 15, 2018
KC Royals pitcher Danny Duffy on leadership role | The Kansas City Star

KC Royals pitcher Danny Duffy on leadership role | The Kansas City Star

KC Royals starter Danny Duffy has returned to the team this year with a renewed conviction to make sure no one falls into the same traps he did, which included a DUI in 2017.
Kansas City Star Feb 15, 2018
KC Royals spring training position battles, Ned Yost comments | The Kansas City Star

KC Royals spring training position battles, Ned Yost comments | The Kansas City Star

Royals manager Ned Yost declared five positions — and maybe more — as open as the club continued workouts Thursday in preparation for its first full-squad session on Monday. The team will hold camp battles for starting jobs at first base, third base, center field, right field and designated hitter in the coming weeks.
Chicago Tribune Feb 7, 2018
White Sox snubbed again (this time on a game show)

White Sox snubbed again (this time on a game show)

"Wheel of Fortune" had the misfortune of leaving the White Sox out of a Chicago sports team-themed puzzle, and a few fans called them out for it.
Nick Gordon, 12 others invited to Twins spring training camp

Nick Gordon, 12 others invited to Twins spring training camp

The Twins will learn this spring how close shortstop Nick Gordon is to being major league ready. He's among 13 non-rostered players invited to training camp.
Grand Rapids Press Feb 7, 2018
Surgery could sideline Tigers' prospect Bryan Garcia for all of 2018

Surgery could sideline Tigers' prospect Bryan Garcia for all of 2018

Garcia, 22, was expected to be one of the Mud Hens' top relievers in 2018 and was almost certain to end up in Detroit at some point this year.
Grand Rapids Press Feb 7, 2018
PECOTA is not impressed by Tigers' pitching (but thinks Royals will be worse)

PECOTA is not impressed by Tigers' pitching (but thinks Royals will be worse)

PECOTA, the popular projection system developed by Baseball Prospectus, was released on Tuesday.
Grand Rapids Press Feb 7, 2018
No surprise, but Tigers at the bottom in early 2018 MLB forecast

No surprise, but Tigers at the bottom in early 2018 MLB forecast

USA Today's team of baseball writers and editors predicts that the Tigers will go 63-99 in 2018 -- almost identical to last year's 64-98 record.
Kansas City Star Feb 7, 2018
White Sox fans furious over ‘Wheel of Fortune’ snub | The Kansas City Star

White Sox fans furious over ‘Wheel of Fortune’ snub | The Kansas City Star

A “Wheel of Fortune” puzzle required contestants to name four Chicago sports teams. There wasn’t room for the White Sox, but their fans were still not happy about the omission.
Kansas City Star Feb 7, 2018
For Royals, PECOTA projection is more dire than usual in 2018 | The Kansas City Star

For Royals, PECOTA projection is more dire than usual in 2018 | The Kansas City Star

The annual PECOTA projections from Baseball Prospectus are never kind to the Royals, but this year the forecast is for the Royals to finish tied for the worst record in Major League Baseball.
Detroit News Feb 6, 2018
Tommy John surgery possible for Tigers prospect Bryan Garcia

Tommy John surgery possible for Tigers prospect Bryan Garcia

Tigers pitching prospect Bryan Garcia is going to spend Valentine’s Day on the examining table of orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.

AL Central Player News

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    KC Royals defeat Brandon Maurer in arbitration case | The Kansas City Star

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