Category Archives: AL Central

Victor Martinez to Undergo Knee Surgery

Detroit Tigers slugger Victor Martinez received some bad news Thursday when he learned that he’d torn the medial meniscus in his left knee and will require surgery. Martinez, 36, will go under the knife on Tuesday with renowned surgeon Dr. … Continue reading

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White Sox Add Veterans Jesse Crain and Geovany Soto

The Chicago White Sox continued their offseason overhaul today by signing reliever Jesse Crain and catcher Geovany Soto to minor league deals. Both veterans receive an invite to big league camp as part of their pacts with Chicago. Crain, 33, … Continue reading

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White Sox Slated to Retire Paul Konerko’s Number

In a very classy gesture, the Chicago White Sox will retire Paul Konerko’s number 14 in a ceremony this May. Konerko spent 16 seasons with Chicago and famously helped lead the Sox to a World Series championship in 2005, the … Continue reading

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Minnesota Twins Showing Interest in Johan Santana’s Comeback Bid

Johan Santana is attempting another comeback bid. While that is newsworthy all by itself, there’s even more to the story that peeks this blogger’s interest. It’s looking like Santana’s comeback could involve a reunion with the Minnesota Twins. That’s the … Continue reading

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At the Very Least, Torii Hunter is Pretty Funny

Twins fans everywhere this Winter have either been celebrating or dreading the fact that the Twins anteed up $10M to a player worth probably more to the Twins for nostalgia than on the field production. To those who have dreaded, … Continue reading

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White Sox Agree to Deal with Emilio Bonifacio

Emilio Bonifacio and the Chicago White Sox have agreed on a one-year, $4 million contract, with a club option for 2016. The report comes courtesy of Jon Morosoi of Fox Sports. Last week we ranked Bonifacio at 17th on our … Continue reading

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Oswaldo Arcia is Dealing with Back Issues

Minnesota Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia is currently sidelined in the Venezuelan Winter League with back issues. Rafael Rojas reports that he’s expected to sit for another 5-6 days before the club will determine the next steps. Arcia, 23, previously dealt … Continue reading

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