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JOSH WILLINGHAM RUMORS

Josh Willingham plans to retire at season’s end, source says

Josh Willingham insists he hasn’t made any decisions about his playing future. However, an associate of the 35-year-old outfielder/designated hitter for the Kansas City Royals says he has told people close to him that he is “100 percent retiring” once this season ends. Willingham, one of just three players in Twins history to hit at least 35 home runs in a season, disputed...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Willingham plans to retire at season’s end

Josh Willingham, one of just three players in Twins history to hit at least 35 home runs in a season, has decided to retire. The 35-year-old outfielder/designated hitter for the Kansas City Royals has told people close to him he is “100 percent retiring” once this season ends. Slowed by a groin injury that has limited him to two starts since Sept. 11, Willingham is closing in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Josh Willingham out with strained groin

The Kansas City Royals enter Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox with a record of 80-66, a half game behind the Detroit Tigers in the American League Central. With 16 games remaining, the Royals have an excellent chance at making the playoffs. There is some concern on the injury front, as Josh Willingham is out with a strained groin.Willingham has battled injuries all...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update; Josh Willingham out with sore ribcage

The AL Central leading Royals will take on the Rangers tonight in Kansas City as they begin a 3 game series. They will do so without Josh Willingham, as he will sit out with soreness in his ribcage and won't even swing the bat until Tuesday.Josh Willingham won't swing a bat til Tues. He is dealing with soreness in a muscle in the back of his rib cage, which could be intercostal...
Via Sports Injury Alert
29 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
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 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

Willingham's hit streak ends; bullpen strong

Minnesota Twins left fielder Josh Willingham took a 15-game hitting streak into Sunday's series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays. But that streak came to an end Sunday as Willingham went 0-for-2 with a walk in Minnesota's 6-2 loss. The 15-game streak tied him with Kirby Puckett for the longest hitting streak by a Twin to start the season. Puckett accomplished the feat in...
Via Fox Sports North
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Willingham should fit nicely into right field

MINNEAPOLIS New Twins outfielder Josh Willingham has just 11 career at-bats at Target Field, playing three games there last season when the Oakland Athletics came to town. It's a small sample size, to be sure, but Willingham showed in that series that he should have no problem hitting at what has been tabbed as a pitcher's ballpark. Against Minnesota starter Scott Baker...
Via Fox Sports North
January 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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