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Canadian Press:
Royals put together late-game rally again, beat Twins  —  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.  —  Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair …
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Sam Mellingerthe / Kansas City Star:
On a glorious night for the Royals, Ned Yost manages to dump on the fans
Blue Jays recall Jenkins; designate Santos for assignment  —  The Toronto Blue Jays have recalled right-handed pitcher Chad Jenkins from Buffalo Bisons of the International League and have designated fellow right-hander Sergio Santos for assignment.  —  Jenkins, 26, has split …
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Blue Jays Designate Sergio Santos For Assignment  —  The Blue Jays have designated right-hander Sergio Santos for the second time this season, according to a team press release.  The move makes room on the roster for fellow right-hander Chad Jenkins.  —  The 31-year-old Santos has had a difficult …
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Ken Rosenthal / Fox Sports:
LUXURY TAX LIMITS ANGELS' OPTIONS TO FIX DEPLETED ROTATION  —  Want to know why the Angels seemingly want no part of Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon?  —  Colon's $11 million salary at age 42 next season is part of it.  The $189 million luxury-tax threshold in 2015 might be an even bigger part.
Discussion: Metsblog
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Halos designate LeBlanc, continue search for starter  —  ANAHEIM — The experiment continues for the Angels.  —  One day after left-hander Wade LeBlanc lasted just 3 1/3 innings in a 7-1 loss to the Marlins, the organization designated him for assignment Tuesday, ending LeBlanc's brief stint …
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors and Halos Heaven
Canadian Press:
Odor slam, Telis double leads last-place Rangers over Mariners  —  SEATTLE — Rougned Odor hit a third-inning grand slam to back Colby Lewis, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Seattle 12-4 Wednesday to take two of three from the Mariners.  —  Erasmo Ramirez (1-6), recalled from Triple …
Discussion: Lone Star Ball
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Yankees To Sign Chris Young  —  The Yankees have agreed to terms with outfielder Chris Young on a minor league contract, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (on Twitter).  —  Young, a client of Reynolds Sports Management, began the season with New York's other team after signing a one-year, $7.25MM contract in the offseason.
Jason Parks / Baseball Prospectus:
Prospects Will Break Your Heart  —  Pain Don't Hurt  —  As is often the case, internet-specific farewell addresses come off like award show acceptance speeches, complete with the sandpaper tongue stroking of all intimate associations of note, a solipsistic sandwich of fake meat, imitation cheese …
Matt Slovin /
Anibal's pectoral injury confirmed by Andrews  —  DETROIT — On Wednesday, Dr. James Andrews confirmed the initial diagnosis of Anibal Sanchez's right pectoral strain, according to Tigers manager Brad Ausmus.  —  Ausmus reiterated Wednesday that he hopes to have his starting pitcher back before the end of the season.
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Dalton Ross /
New ‘Survivor’ cast boasts MLB pitcher John Rocker, Spider-Man actor, and ‘Amazing Race’ twins  —  Entertainment Weekly has your the first look at six of the contestants that will be competing on the next season of Survivor: San Juan del Sur — Blood vs. Water.
Jamie Ross /
Napoli joins elite company with massive blast  —  Slugger becomes just 17th player to hit homer to Rogers Centre's fifth deck  —  TORONTO — Mike Napoli's mammoth home run in the 11th inning marked the 17th time in Rogers Centre history that a player has gone deep to the fifth deck.
Discussion: Surviving Grady and HardballTalk
Scott Bordow / Arizona Republic:
Diamondbacks pitcher Corbin won't be ready for Opening Day  —  Patrick Corbin will not be the Diamondbacks' Opening Day starter in 2015.  —  In fact, Corbin, 25, may not even throw his first pitch next season until June, manager Kirk Gibson said Tuesday.  —  Gibson said the Diamondbacks …
Discussion: AZ Snake Pit and HardballTalk
Canadian Press:
Indians top White Sox on Walters's 10th-inning home run  —  CHICAGO — Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.  —  Pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall doubled to lead off the 10th …
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White Sox AFL players officially assigned
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