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Gwinnett Braves Split Doubleheader with Durham

DURHAM, NC – The Gwinnett Braves (6-11) and Durham Bulls (9-9) split a doubleheader Sunday afternoon at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The Bulls won the opener 4-2, but the G-Braves responded with a 3-1 victory in game two. In the first game, Gwinnett took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Todd Cunningham led off the game with a single to center off Durham starter Alex Colome...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays release infielder Alexi Casilla

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have released infielder Alexi Casilla. The veteran infielder, who signed a minor league contract with Tampa Bay in February, was batting .267 in 17 spring training games. The 30-year-old is a .247 hitter in nine big league seasons with Minnesota and Baltimore. Casilla was in the Rays' starting lineup for their split-squad game with Boston...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays release Alexi Casilla

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have released infielder Alexi Casilla. The veteran infielder, who signed a minor league contract with Tampa Bay in February, was batting .267 in 17 spring training games. The 30-year-old is a .247 hitter in nine big league seasons with Minnesota and Baltimore. Casilla was in the Rays' starting lineup for their split-squad game with Boston on...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Dozier, Milone shine, but Twins fall 5-2 to Rays

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Brian Dozier went 3 for 3 and starter Tommy Milone pitched three shutout innings for Minnesota in a 5-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday. The Twins took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on Jordan Schafer's RBI groundout that scored Kurt Suzuki, who led off with a single. Tampa Bay tied the game in the fifth when Alexi Casilla led off with a triple and scored...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Odorizzi, Rays take care of Twins in Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Brian Dozier went 3 for 3 and starter Tommy Milone pitched three shutout innings for Minnesota in a 5-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday. The Twins took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on Jordan Schafer's RBI groundout that scored Kurt Suzuki, who led off with a single. Tampa Bay tied the game in the fifth when Alexi Casilla led off with a triple and scored...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays top Twins 5-2

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Brian Dozier went 3 for 3 and starter Tommy Milone pitched three shutout innings for Minnesota in a 5-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday. The Twins took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on Jordan Schafer's RBI groundout that scored Kurt Suzuki, who led off with a single. Tampa Bay tied the game in the fifth when Alexi Casilla led off with a triple and scored on...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Pine Tar Press
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...
Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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