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MLB Injury News:
So far this offseason the Minnesota Twins have reached out
to several free agent starting pitchers, including Brandon McCarthy, Anibal
Sanchez, Joe Blanton, Ryan Dempster, Brett Myers, Brandon Webb and Scott Baker,
reports Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN.
More realistic targets are
free agent pitchers Joe Blanton and Ryan Dempster, whom the Twins have
contacted, or another free agent pitcher, Brett Myers.
The Twins enter the season with only one starting pitcher,
left-hander Scott Diamond, penciled into their 2013 rotation. For this reason
they were expected to pursue multiple arms this winter through free agency and
Minnesota isn’t known as a team that will spend big via free
agency, and someone close to Sanchez, who’s reportedly seeking a $90 million
contract, wasn’t sure that the Twins would pay what it takes to acquire top
This would appear to have them in running for second-tier
starters such as Blanton, Dempster,...
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When I hear the name Anibal Sanchez one thing comes to mind… I would attempt to finish that sentence but I can’t. Now keep in mind Sanchez was an integral pickup for the Detroit Tigers in their run to the World Series, but when I hear sources; Sportsnet, FOX Sports reporting that Sanchez is eyeing $90M over 6-years, I shake my head. To get a grip on what he is asking...
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Now that the Toronto Blue Jays have filled their middle
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