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Craig Kimbrel and Mark Trumbo were recognized for standout seasons Wednesday, when The Sporting News named them the Rookies of the Year in their respective leagues. The voting was conducted by 289 big league players who returned a verdict on their elite peers.
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While Torii Hunter’s numbers have dropped off with age, this video shows that his dance moves are still fresh. At this Angels post game Ludacris concert, Torii shows us how he eases the pain of a 5-1 loss to the lowly Mariners. I guess the night was not a total bummer, Torii seems to really be enjoying himself.
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Hunter Morris will take the first swings and Tim Hudson the last as the teams and pairings have been set for Friday night's annual Celebrity Home Run Derby at Plainsman Park. Gates and concession stands for the event open at 5:30pm and the eight participants will take batting practice at 6pm along with a 2012 team autograph session on the Tiger Terrace.