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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...
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September 13, 2014  |  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

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

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

Willingham will bring power to Twins

MINNEAPOLIS - Josh Willingham had several options, but the free-agent outfielder felt he was most wanted in Minnesota. Despite offers from several teams, Willingham narrowed his choices to the Cincinnati Reds and the Twins. In the end, it was an easy choice, he said. "The one thing I can say about the Twins is they expressed interest from the time that they could have. I felt...
Via Fox Sports North
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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