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Kansas City Royals Acquire Josh Willingham

The Kansas City Royals and Minnesota Twins have agreed to a trade, that will send outfielder Josh Willingham to the Royals in exchange for pitcher Jason Adam.#451929426 / gettyimages.comKansas City had to make a move to acquire more offense. The Royals are 63-53, and currently hold one of the two wildcard spots in the American League. They also are only a 1/2 game back of the Detroit...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: New York eyeing Twins' Josh Willingham

The New York Yankees are in need of both pitching and hitting upgrades. They have already acquired three pitchers already this month and are likely to add another one, but they are also aggressively searching the trade market for another bat.Jon Heyman of reports that the Yankees are eyeing Minnesota Twins outfielder Josh Willingham. #452503468 / gettyimages.comWillingham...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran Willingham helps stop Twins' bleeding with key homer

MINNEAPOLIS -- If the Minnesota Twins are indeed shopping Josh Willingham as a possible trade chip, the veteran outfielder made a good impression Monday night. Willingham hit a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift Minnesota to a 4-3 victory over the visiting Cleveland Indians. His ninth homer of the season was also his second hit of the game, and it came at a...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins trade rumors: Josh Willingham edition

Josh Willingham From a four-game sweep to a five-game losing streak, the Minnesota Twins are desperate to find solid traction that will propel them to the top of the AL Central Division. But, with more downs than ups this season, the Twins should probably start setting the goal now to post a record that will not put them in dead last like they have been in the last three seasons...
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Josh Willingham close to rehab assignment

The Minnesota Twins have been hovering near the middle of the pack over the first month and a half of the season. They have played all but six games without outfielder Josh Willingham, who is recovering from a left wrist injury. The good news is that Willingham has progressed and could begin a rehab assignment soon. #483812317 / gettyimages.comIt was reported by our own Raymond...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Injuries affect lineup and standings

Target Field The last two weeks have begun to take a toll on the Minnesota Twins, particularly due to injuries in the roster. In the American League Central Division, first place has been predominantly in the Detroit Tigers’ favor. The closest the Twins have come this year to holding that position was April 18, when they were just half of a game out behind Detroit and the Kansas...
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: When will Willingham return?

Josh Willingham For most of the season, the Minnesota Twins have had to move forward without outfielder Josh Willingham. The question that remains is: when will he return to the lineup? In a game against the Cleveland Indians on April 6, Willingham was hit on the wrist by a fastball from starter Justin Masterson. The next day, Willingham was put on the 15-day disabled list with a...
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Friday: Willingham sent to DL

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins were hopeful that left fielder Josh Willingham could avoid the disabled list after getting hit in the hand with a pitch on Sunday. But Willingham wasn't making the progress he'd hoped after taking swings in the cage, so he will indeed be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a hand contusion, assistant general manager Rob Antony said Friday. The...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Willingham remains a veteran of value to Twins

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- No contract extension, no problem for Minnesota Twins left fielder Josh Willingham. The 35-year-old, entering his 11th big-league season, struggled with a knee injury last season, missing 51 games. He hit just .208 with 14 homers and 48 RBI. Willingham said he would like to finish his career in Minnesota and resolved to make his production in 2014 determine his...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Willingham would like to finish his career with the Twins

Despite being in Minnesota for two miserable losing seasons, it has been reported by Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press of that Josh Willingham would like to finish his career with the Twins. Keith Allison via Wikimedia Commons (cropped)According to Willingham’s agent, Matt Sosnick, a contract extension has “never been discussed” even though he has the second...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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