Infielder Alexi Casilla among those signed by Rays with invites to spring training

The Tampa Bay Rays announced the signings of right-hander Ronald Belisario, infielder Alexi Casilla and left-hander Robert Zarate to minor-league contracts with invites to spring training on Monday. Belisario, 32, spent last season with the Chicago White Sox and went 4-8 with eight saves and a 5.56 ERA in 62 appearances (66 1/3 innings). In the previous two seasons with the Los Angeles...
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Next Man Up: Baltimore Orioles to play in October despite injuries

At the beginning of the baseball season, no one in Baltimore was prepared for the Orioles to have two devastating injuries and still make it to postseason play; no one, that is, except for the men in the home clubhouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.  Serious injuries to All-Stars Matt Wieters and Manny Machado, as well as various injuries to many in the lineup throughout the...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–August 1, 2007

2007: Alex Gordon’s two-run home run in the 10th inning provided the winning margin as the Royals beat the Twins 5-3 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis.Emil Brown singled with one out in the 10th against reliever Juan Rincon. One out later, Gordon blasted a 1-1 pitch over the fence in right-center to put the Royals in front.Minnesota took a 1-0 lead in the third inning when Brian...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Alexi Casilla to have surgery on fractured hamate

Baltimore Orioles infielder Alexi Casilla will have surgery to repair a fractured hamate bone in his right hand on Tuesday, reports Eduardo A. Encina of The Baltimore Sun. Casilla will have surgery on hamate bone in right hand on July 1. #orioles— Eduardo A. Encina (@EddieInTheYard) June 29, 2014By Keith Allison on Flickr (Originally posted to Flickr as "Alexi Casilla") [CC-BY...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins positional preview: Second base

PROJECTED STARTER Brian Dozier (.244/.312/.414, 18 HR, 66 RBI in 147 games) KEY BACKUPS Eduardo Escobar (.236/.282/.345, 3 HR, 10 RBI in 66 games) 2013 IN REVIEW The second base position was somewhat of a question mark heading into the 2013 season after Alexi Casilla and Jamey Carroll split time at second in 2012. Dozier made the transition from shortstop in 2012 to second base last...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Injury Roundup: February 25th

Missed yesterday's MLB injury updates on Sports Injury Alert? No problem - you can find them all here. Just click the links for the full story:New injuries:C.J. Wilson, Los Angeles Angels - struck on head by comebacker - tests revealed no issuesJosh Hamilton, Los Angeles Angels - strained calf running bases - on crutches, to miss several daysTrevor Rosenthal, St. Louis Cardinals...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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