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This Week In Baseball: Rose Report Shouldn’t Change Your View

New information should do nothing to your opinion, Rose has always been a liar.

06/23/2015

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Baseball Fans React To Pete Rose Report

Some defended the all-time hits leader, but many also believe this is the end of the road for the “hit king.”

06/23/2015

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Kinatrax: The Story Behind Baseball’s Newest Tech

New technology looks to change our understanding of the art of pitching.

06/22/2015

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Castro Lifts Cubs Past Twins In 10 Innings

Starlin Castro walked out of Target Field on Friday night with his head hanging following another rough day at shortstop. Less than 24 hours later, he was feeling a lot better.

06/20/2015

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When It Comes To Fantasy Baseball, Always Beware Wrist And Foot Injuries On Your Roster

Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.

06/20/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 15th-June 19th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

06/19/2015

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MLB Cancels 60-65 Million All-Star Game Votes

MLB admits they’ve cancelled between 60 and 65 million All-Star Ballots because of potential fraud.

06/19/2015

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Your Baseball-Centric Travel Guide To Cooperstown

Travel guide to Cooperstown, New York, home of the world famous National Baseball Hall of Fame.

06/17/2015

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This Week In Baseball: New Technology Could Help Better Understand Pitchers

Baseball has consistently been the leader in finding an innovative way to look at a sport that’s been around for well over 100 years.

06/16/2015

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Scoring Changes Wipes Out Crucial Twins Error Vs. Rangers

A game-deciding error against Minnesota Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks is now a two-run double for Mitch Moreland of the Texas Rangers. The Rangers announced before Saturday’s game that the official scorer had changed his ruling on the play Friday night.

06/13/2015

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Torii Hunter Drops Appeal Of Suspension

Minnesota outfielder Torii Hunter has dropped the appeal of his two-game suspension and will sit out the rest of the weekend series at Texas. Hunter was in the original lineup for Saturday’s game, but the outfielder’s decision was announced by the Twins about an hour before the scheduled first pitch.

06/13/2015

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One Owner’s Fantasy Baseball Trash Is Another Owner’s Treasure

A lot of owners play fantasy baseball with too much emotion, waiving players they don’t like personally or that they have a grudge against because of some game result a few years back. That’s when you—the analytical owner—step in and make your team better by picking up players from waivers or via trade.

06/13/2015

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Twins Reinstate Rookie Rosario From Paternity List

The Minnesota Twins have reinstated outfielder Eddie Rosario from the paternity list. The move was made before Friday’s game at Texas that opened a three-game series against the Rangers. The Twins announced that Rosario and his wife, Milany, had their third child, Lucas.

06/12/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 8th-June 12th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

06/12/2015

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This Week In Baseball: MLB Needs To Do More To Protect Fans

In the wake of last week’s broken bat incident in Fenway Park, the MLB needs to quickly install additional netting to protect fans.

06/09/2015

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Twins Blog: Has Plouffe Made ‘The Leap’?

According to a 2007 study, the average Major League Baseball career lasts 5.6 years. One in five position players who make it to “The Show” will play only a single season. Less than half of all rookies will get to that fifth year while just about one percent of all big league players will have careers of 20 seasons or more.

06/06/2015

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You Can’t Win Your Fantasy Baseball League In June, But You Can Lose It

Summer is coming; the kids will be out of school soon if they aren’t already. This is not the time to forget about your fantasy baseball team. Sure, life gets busy, but the minute you let a transaction period go by unattended is the minute you lose your league. Staying on top of your roster all the time is key to winning your league, even if it becomes a challenge to find the time to manage your team.

06/06/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 1st-June 5th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

06/05/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Quarter Season Awards; Pace Of Play Update

A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.

06/02/2015

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Fantasy Baseball Season Is One-Third Over, So What Does Your Team Need To Win?

Two months into baseball season, and it’s time to assess what categories your fantasy team needs to improve—and win. On offense, you want to find players that can help your team batting average, for example, or move you up a few places in steals. For the pitching side, do you need more wins or saves? Figuring out now where the biggest gains are to be had in your league will make all the difference through the summer months.

05/30/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 25th-May 29th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/29/2015

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Twins Sweep Red Sox, Move Into 1st Place Tie In AL Central

Aaron Hicks homered for the first time in more than a year and the Minnesota Twins extended their winning streak to five games with a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday.

05/27/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Umpires Have A Job To Do Too

“I don’t think 40,000 people came to see him ump tonight.”

05/26/2015

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Are Injured Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?

Everyone likes to grab the hot rookies in fantasy baseball, but the truth is, only a few of them really stay productive over the course of the full season. Sometimes, investing in the veteran coming off the disabled list is a good idea, if you’re willing to risk the possibility of more injury later on.

05/23/2015

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Twins Get Shut Down By Samardzija, Lose 3-2 To White Sox

As he watched from the dugout, Paul Molitor had no desire to grab a bat and step in against Jeff Samardzija. The Hall of Famer had plenty of sympathy for his batters, though. Samardzija fought off a shaky start to pitch three-hit ball over eight innings, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night.

05/22/2015

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