1. Greg Holland Wins First Mariano Rivera Award

    Back in April, Major League Baseball announced that a new award would be handed out on an annual basis to the best relief pitcher in each league...

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  2. No Fear: Rookie Ventura to Bring Heat in Game 2

    Long before the 100-mph fastball, the dynamic 2014 season and the opportunity to start Game 2 of the World Series was a tryout in Guerra, the Dominican city that houses the Royals ' academy on that baseball-rich island...

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  3. Indians Expected to Exercise $3.5 Million Option on Mike Aviles

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Indians don't have to make a decision until three days after the last game of the World Series.....

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  4. Twins Decline $3.6M Club Option on Jared Burton

    Minnesota has declined right-hander Jared Burton's option for 2015, choosing to pay the 33-year-old reliever a $200,000 buyout rather than a $3.6 million salary...

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  5. Twins Decline Club Option on Jared Burton

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  6. A video game simulation of the World Series nailed Game1

    Granted, this is basically an ad for a video game. But it certainly got Game 1 right. The Giants scored four early in the simulation, not three, but Madison Bumgarner cruised all the same...

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  7. Royals Release Game 2 Lineup

    Under The Pressure Lineup: Escobar 6, Aoki 9, Cain 8, Hosmer 3, Butler DH, Gordon 7, Perez 2, Infante 4, Moustakas 5, Ventura 1...

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  8. Tyler Flowers Showed Overall Improvement

    The 2014 season for Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers was his best season since playing in his first major league game in 2009.....

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  9. Would Sergio Romo Be a Fit at Closer for the White Sox?

    As of right now, San Francisco Giants late-inning reliever Sergio Romo is set to pitch in the World Series against the Kansas City Royals .....

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  10. Will Tigers' Payroll Be Limited by Luxury Tax in 2015?

    It's official name is the "competitive balance tax," but it is more commonly referred to as the "luxury tax." That is the payroll level above which a Major League Baseball club must pay a 17...

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  11. Tigers Reserves Must Show Improvement Next Season

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  12. Mensching: Shields Could Help Tigers at Right Price

    Let's face it: Max Scherzer's career as a Tiger should now be spoken about in the past tense. Scherzer made a big bet on his future this spring when he turned down the Tigers ' offer ...

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  13. Alomar, Rest of Indians Coaching Staff, Likely Remaining Intact in 2015

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  14. Tyler Holt Debuted for the Indians in 2014 and Looked Good

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  15. Giambi's 2014 Season Highlighted by Actions, Not Bat

    After Jason Giambi played an important role in the 2013 playoff push, the Cleveland Indians thought it wise to bring back the then 42-year-old veteran.....

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  16. World Series 2014: Billy Butler Will Be Key If Royals Are to Win Game 2

    The Kansas City Royals entered the World Series unblemished with a perfect 8-0 record in the postseason. Now if they hope to avoid falling into a 2-0 series hole, designated hitter Billy Butler will have to step up...

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  17. Why Hasn't James Shields Been 'Big Game James'?

    We — and I suppose by “we,” I do mean “the people I enjoy on Twitter” — have gotten a lot of joke mileage this postseason thanks just to a few never-ending ...

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  18. Torii Hunter Likely to Continue Baseball Career in 2015

    Torii Hunter is spending a lot of his time right now watching his sons play college football, so he hasn't made a final decision regarding the 2015 season. But he is leaning toward another year of baseball...

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  19. Should the Tigers Bring Back Torii Hunter for 2015?

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  20. Alcides Escobar and the Worst at-Bat of the Playoffs

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  21. What's Up with James Shields?

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  22. Onus Now Heavy on Yordano Ventura, Royals' Bats to Bring Home Pivotal Game 2

    It took nine postseason games, but the Kansas City Royals finally lost. Now that they've given up home-field advantage to the battle-tested San Francisco Giants after dropping ...

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  23. After Game 1 Rout, Can Ventura Rescue Royals?

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For a few brief moments, it seemed like just an inevitable end to all those little things that have been going so right for the Kansas City Royals .....

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  24. James Shields' Ongoing Struggles Create World Series Dilemma for Royals

    The Kansas City Royals began their October run with their share of question marks, but not atop their starting rotation. In James Shields , they had a guy who could match up with anybody...

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  25. Too Much Bumgarner for Royals in Game 1

    After a postseason that has given us game after game of late-inning drama, I guess we were due for a game such as this one. You feel bad for Royals fans who were so excited and pumped up before the game...

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