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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins set a major league record for home runs last season. They created a bigger buzz with their recent signing of star third baseman Josh Donaldson to a $92 million, four-year contract — the richest in club history for a free agent. Still, the defending AL Central champions carry with …

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<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="A's pitcher Mike Fiers, who blew the whistle on the Houston Astros sign-stealing scheme, is refusing to comment further on the situation. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/cLS7zyzSLonW16eHJdTpXA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQ2My45OTM4MjAwMDc3MjU-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/KJ51rqy_8lq32JF1kpJl4Q–~B/aD0xODc3O3c9MjU4OTtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2020-01/dae31410-3f06-11ea-ae55-f80686827be9″ data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/cLS7zyzSLonW16eHJdTpXA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQ2My45OTM4MjAwMDc3MjU-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/KJ51rqy_8lq32JF1kpJl4Q–~B/aD0xODc3O3c9MjU4OTtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2020-01/dae31410-3f06-11ea-ae55-f80686827be9″>A’s pitcher Mike Fiers, who blew the whistle on the Houston Astros sign-stealing scheme, is refusing to comment further on the situation. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) The …

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Already a World Series MVP, six-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove catcher, Salvador Pérez became something else when he stepped onto the main stage at the Kansas City Royals‘ annual FanFest: a U.S. citizen. Pérez took his oath of citizenship on Friday, the completion of a five-year process that he …

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Donaldson’s 2024 option with the Minnesota Twins can escalate an additional $4 million based on awards he earns during the first four seasons of the deal. Donaldson and the Twins finalized a $92 million, four-year contract on Wednesday. He gets a $3 million signing bonus payable March 15, an $18 million …

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<!– –> Video Details Jan 24, 2020 at 3:49p ET | FOX Sports North | Duration: 0:44 Being named to the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame means a lot to former slugger Justin Morneau. 85250-85252+85254-85262+85266-85267+85271 753 26496 33.5251 -111.8956 .legal-message-container{width:100%;background-color:#002e56;position:fixed;left:0;bottom:0;z-index:99999;-webkit-transition:-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;transition:-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;transition:transform .7s ease-out;transition:transform .7s ease-out,-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;-webkit-transform:translateY(0);transform:translateY(0);will-change:transform;display:-webkit-box;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-box-pack:center;-ms-flex-pack:center;justify-content:center}.legal-message-container a{color:#fff}.legal-message-content{width:530px;font-family:Antenna,Helvetica Neue,Arial,sans-serif;color:hsla(0,0%,100%,.6);font-size:11px;font-weight:300;line-height:1.36;letter-spacing:.3px;margin-top:20px;margin-bottom:16px}@media (max-width:767px){.legal-message-content{font-size:10px;line-height:1.3;margin:14px 64px 18px …

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Gordon agreed to consent to a trade by the Kansas City Royals starting June 16, an unusual provision in his new one-year, $4 million contract. Gordon has spent his entire career with the Royals and has the right to block trades under baseball’s collective bargaining agreement because he has at …

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BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are still hoping to have a manager in place by spring training, but chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said Thursday it’s possible they won’t hire someone before pitchers and catchers report Feb. 12. ”It would certainly be ideal” to have replaced Alex Cora by then – but not …

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets made it official, hiring Luis Rojas as their manager to replace Carlos Beltrán. New York announced the move Thursday, a week after Beltrán departed without managing a game. Rojas, who had been the Mets quality control coach, was given a multiyear contract. “I will work tirelessly to help this …

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets announce they have hired Luis Rojas as their manager. Source: Fox Sports

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DETROIT (AP) — It could be another long season for the Detroit Tigers, but fans in the Motor City may not have to look far for signs of hope. About 60 miles down Interstate 75. “We’ve got some pretty good ones going to Triple-A Toledo,” Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire said. “They ought to be pretty …

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