1. Detroit Tigers Need First-Half MVP Ian Kinsler to Break out of Slump

    DETROIT -- Tigers manager Brad Ausmus isn't going to single out a player. In his eyes, everyone is to blame for Detroit's offensive collapse in the second half...

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  2. Holt Not Expected to Remain in Columbus for Long

    CLEVELAND -- With Danny Salazar called up for today's start against Baltimore , Tyler Holt was optioned to Columbus. The outfielder's third stint though.....

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  3. Standings Suggest Indians in Similar Spot as They Were in 2013

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  4. Salazar's Solid Start Not Enough to Complete Sweep

    CLEVELAND -- The recent surge by the Indians ' starting rotation has mostly masked a mediocre week for the team's offense...

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  5. Why You Should Root for the Royals

    So here the Kansas City Royals stand in first place in the AL Central, 1 1/2 games ahead of the Detroit Tigers , nicely positioned to make their first.....

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  6. Detroit Tigers: Is Their Bullpen Costing Them World Series Titles?

    The Detroit Tigers possess one of the most enviable rosters in Major League Baseball. Their starting rotation boasts quality from top to bottom, including three former Cy Young award winners—Max Scherzer , David Price and Justin Verlander ...

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  7. Royals storm past Twins 12-6 before rain can wash game away

    Jeremy Guthrie waited 10 minutes before he entered the indoor batting cage at Target Field. A rain delay had paused an eventual 12-6 Royals victory over the Twins , but Guthrie committed to outlasting the storm...

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  8. Kansas City Pounds Milone, Twins

    Plenty of people had a bad day at the park on Sunday, from lefthander Tommy Milone needing GPS to find the strike zone to umpires calling for a weather delay before the first pitch when there was no rain...

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  9. Robbie Ray Labors, Detroit's Bats Disappear Again in Loss to Seattle

    The Detroit Tigers made a couple heavy investments last month in an effort to improve their starting rotation and address their troubled bullpen...

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  10. Davis Day-to-Day with Left Thumb Contusion

    DETROIT -- Rajai Davis tried to create a spark for the struggling Tigers ' offense Sunday, and he injured himself as a result. He created a couple pieces of statistical history, but no offense...

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  11. Abreu: 'We Play so Many Games. It's Too Much'

    To suggest Jose Abreu is hitting the proverbial "rookie wall" because he has one extra-base hit in August would be overreacting to a small sample size.....

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  12. Royals Score 7 in 2nd, Beat Twins 12-6

    Alex Gordon, Salvador Perez and Josh Willingham homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 12-6 on Sunday for their 20th win in their last 25 games...

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  13. Gillaspie Grand Slam Helps White Sox Beat Jays 7-5

    CHICAGO -- Conor Gillaspie hit his first grand slam and Jordan Danks added a two-run shot to cap a six-run first inning, and the Chicago White Sox held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 on Sunday...

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  14. Rajai Davis Leaves Sunday Due to Left Thumb Contusion

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  15. Dyson Gets Call over Cain Against Lefty Milone

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Royals manager Ned Yost made an unusual lineup move for Sunday's game against the Twins ' starting pitcher, left-hander Tommy Milone...

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  16. Dirks Hits RBI Single in Rehab Reboot

    DETROIT -- Outfielder Andy Dirks restarted his rehab assignment Saturday at Triple-A Toledo, going 1-for-3 with an RBI single and two strikeouts while playing five innings in left field...

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  17. Johnson Ready for Fresh Start in Detroit 'Pen

    DETROIT -- Jim Johnson said he isn't sure why things went awry during his four months in Oakland , but he's clearly.....

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  18. Indians' Corey Kluber Records 8th Double-Digit Strikeout Game of Season

    Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Cory Kluber is the first Indians hurler since Dennis Eckersley in 1976 to have as many as eight games in a single season with 10 or more strikeouts, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  19. Nathan Moves Past Controversy with 25th Save

    DETROIT -- Joe Nathan was going to have to get back on the mound and face the boos at Comerica Park eventually...

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  20. Carlos Rodon to Make Triple-A Debut on Tuesday

    Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports that White Sox pitching prospect Carlos Rodon has been promoted to Triple-A Charlotte and he'll make his debut there on Tuesday...

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  21. Jim Johnson Called Up from Triple-A Toledo

    As expected, the Detroit Tigers have called up recently signed right-handed reliever Jim Johnson from Triple-A Toledo. To make room on Detroit's 25-man roster, Melvin Mercedes was sent down to Triple-A...

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  22. Carrasco, Surging Indians Blank Orioles 6-0

    Carlos Carrasco shut out AL East-leading Baltimore on three hits over seven innings, lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 6-0 win over the Orioles on Saturday night...

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  23. Hughes Goes 7, Suzuki Homers, Twins Top Royals 4-1

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Phil Hughes threw seven sharp innings, Kurt Suzuki hit his third homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat first-place Kansas City 4-1 on Saturday night to snap the Royals ' three-game winning streak...

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  24. Garcia (Shoulder) Activated, Will Play Today

    When Avisail Garcia underwent surgery in mid-April to repair a torn labrum and an avulsion fracture in his left shoulder, it was thought that he would be lost for the rest of the season...

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  25. Bourn Returns, Batting Leadoff Tonight vs. O's

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