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JOSH WILLINGHAM RUMORS

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
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mariners, Yankees considering Twins outfielder Josh Willingham

The Yankees and Mariners are two of several teams looking at Twins slugging outfielder Josh Willingham as Thursday's trade deadline approaches. While Willingham is batting only .219 he has 10 homers and 29 RBI despite missing more than a month earlier. Willingham also has an expiring contract and a reasonable $7-million salary, adding to the appeal.
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees eyeing Willingham, other bats, in addition to rotation help

The Yankees, perhaps as concerned about their offensive issues as their rotation, are looking at outfielder Josh Willingham and some other bats. The Yankees may actually prefer Willingham to Marlon Byrd or Alex Rios, perhaps partly because of Willingham's reasonable $7 million salary and status as a free agent after the season, though Byrd and Rios haven't been ruled out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Willingham's homer in eighth powers Twins over Cleveland

In the end it worked out, with Twins outfielder Josh Willingham lining a home run in the eighth inning Monday night to propel the Twins to a 4-3 victory over Cleveland and snap their three-game losing streak. The only unfortunate thing was that lefthander Kris Johnson was leaving Target Field and heading back to Class AAA Rochester without a game ball for his first major league...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Late blast propels Twins past Indians

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Josh Willingham's tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Kurt Suzuki had a two-run double among his three hits, Trevor Plouffe hit an RBI double and the Twins beat the Indians at home for the first time in more than 11 months. Suzuki, a first-time All-Star selection who...
Via Fox Sports North
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Willingham Homer Silences Tribe Comeback; Twins 4, Indians 3

They used three center fielders and two shortstops in Monday night’s game against the Minnesota Twins, but the Indians still fell one run short, dropping the series opener 4-3. T.J. House, recalled Monday afternoon from Columbus, took the mound for the Tribe against LHP Twin Kris Johnson. Both sides were retired in order to start the game. Ryan Raburn, playing left field, had the...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: Minnesota likely to make Josh Willingham, Kevin Correia available

The Minnesota Twins are quickly falling out of the playoff picture. Having won three of their last 10 games, they now stand at 39-47 and 10.0 games back in the wide open American League Central. With their recent struggles, it makes them a likely seller at this month's trade deadline.Possible trade candidates include outfielder Josh Willingham and pitcher Kevin Correia. Jon Heyman...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
24 days ago  |  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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