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JOSH WILLINGHAM RUMORS

Royals’ Alex Gordon says he’ll delay free agency

On his first day as a Kansas City Royal, Josh Willingham leaned back in a clubhouse chair and took in his surroundings. Across the room, a group of reporters ringed a corner locker. Willingham turned to new teammate Danny Duffy and asked about the status of the locker’s inhabitant. “So Alex Gordon,” Willingham said to Duffy, “he’s like the face of the franchise?” Duffy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Willingham embracing new life with Royals where every at-bat matters

After a hiccup against the AL's worst team, the Kansas City Royals resumed their impressive run against the worst club the AL has to offer. The Texas Rangers could be hard-pressed to slow down Kansas City on Saturday night given the power shown recently by Billy Butler and Josh Willingham. The visiting Royals (71-56) bounced back from Wednesday's 5-2 loss at last-place Colorado...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians almost acquired Josh Willingham…Again

Those are Josh Willingham’s legs as he slowly rounds the bases It wasn’t that long ago that the Cleveland Indians front office would not give Josh Willingham an extra year on his contract, ultimately losing him to a division rival. Earlier this month, the Minnesota Twins waived the right-handed slugger and traded him to the Kansas City Royals—the team that now sits in first...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Royals Acquire Josh Willingham From Twins

Josh Willingham has just 12 home runs this season after hitting 35 in 2012 – Mandatory Credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images via ESPN.com The red-hot Kansas City Royals, who’ve won seven straight games heading into Monday night’s tilt against Oakland, have gone out and stabilized their lineup. According to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star, the Royals have reportedly claimed...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: Minnesota unlikely to trade Josh Willingham

According to Mike Berardino of TwinCities.com, the Minnesota Twins are unlikely to move Josh Willingham prior to the non-waiver trade deadline.Person with direct knowledge: Appears Josh Willingham is staying put (for now) with #mntwins. August waiver deal always possible.— Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) July 31, 2014 #452437650 / gettyimages.comWillingham, 35-years-old, is an...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins “really want to move” Josh Willingham

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com the Twins “really want to move” left fielder Josh Willingham before Thursday’s trade deadline, but a source tells him “I don’t think they’re getting any bites.” Which makes sense, because while the Twins may have been able to cash in Willingham for a solid return in 2012 following his career-year now his value is at an all-time...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 30, 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 CBSSports.com reports that the Yankees are eyeing Minnesota Twins outfielder Josh Willingham. #452503468 / gettyimages.comWillingham...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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...
Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via isportsweb.com
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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