Monthly Archives: July 2009

Minnesota Twins Acquire Shortstop Orlando Cabrera

The Minnesota Twins’ search for an experienced middle infielder came to an end Friday. Just hours before the MLB Trade Deadline, the Twins bolstered their lineup for a playoff push by acquiring 34-year-old shortstop Orlando Cabrera from the Oakland Athletics. … Continue reading

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Trio of Minnesota Twins All-Stars Urge Front Office to Pull the Trigger

As the clock continues ticking toward the Major League Baseball Trade Deadline, it is becoming apparent that fans of the Minnesota Twins aren’t alone in their desire to see the front office make a move. Last weekend, in the midst … Continue reading

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Minnesota Twins’ Starter Kevin Slowey Lost for Season

The Minnesota Twins—already suffering through a second-half swoon—saw their postseason pursuits take another hit on Monday. Prior to Monday’s game against the division-rival Chicago White Sox it was announced that right-handed starter Kevin Slowey will miss the rest of the … Continue reading

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Twins Face a ‘Make or Break’ Series Against White Sox

The Minnesota Twins have struggled mightily following the All-Star break. After taking the first two games of the second-half from the Texas Rangers, the Twins have won just two of seven and have fallen a game under .500 on the … Continue reading

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Deadline Dilemma: Los Angeles Angels Running Out of Time to Improve

With the trade deadline a mere week away and numerous teams scrambling to make moves, the Los Angeles Angels are flying high. Prior to play on Friday night, the Angels have the third-best record in all of baseball at 56-38. … Continue reading

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It’s Holliday Season in St. Louis: Cardinals Acquire Slugger from Oakland

One of the biggest names on the trade market has officially found a new home. The Oakland Athletics sent outfielder Matt Holliday to the St. Louis cardinals in exchange for a trio of prospects. The Athletics obtained third baseman Brett … Continue reading

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Twins Trade Targets: The Anti-Hype Edition

The trade deadline is right around the corner and with it comes a flurry of trade rumors and speculation about which clubs are sellers and which clubs are buyers. Two things are for certain, the Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland … Continue reading

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