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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-30 21:32:46

The Twins plan to hold onto Josh Willingham through the trade deadline, reports Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press (via Twitter). Minnesota could, however, deal the outfielder over the August waiver period.
Willingham, 35, had been said to be…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-30 10:34:10

The Royals are in the market for a right-handed hitting bat to play right field, but ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports that the team isn’t in on Boston’s Jonny Gomes or Minnesota’s Josh Willingham (Twitter links). Additionally, Cras…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-29 23:11:33

It’s been a busy afternoon, but no deals have gone down; let’s round up some worthwhile recent news and rumors as the market heats up:

The Cardinals are in need of a starter for Saturday, and manager Mike Matheny says that it could go t…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-29 20:00:42

Here are the day’s minor moves:

Lefty Joe Saunders has been released, the Royals announced on Twitter. Saunders opted out of his minor league deal, reports Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com (Twitter link). The 33-year-old lefty will presumably …

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-29 16:15:23

Jon Lester remains the most-discussed name at the moment, and ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark contributes his take after discussing the lefty with several club executives who will not be involved in any deals. He discusses the possibility of eight teams …

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-29 14:55:05

The Athletics are looking at multiple potential outfield acquisition targets, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter). Among them is Sam Fuld of the Twins, who started the year in Oakland.
Oakland could be looking to bolster…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-29 14:30:26

The Orioles have given multiple executives the impression that they are unwilling to deal any of their best young pitching prospects to add to the MLB roster, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Sherman lists Kevin Gausman, Dylan Bundy, and Hun…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-29 13:18:31

TUESDAY: Castillo, who worked out for the Phillies today, has set up a private workout with the Mariners on Sunday as well, reports MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez (on Twitter). His one-on-one workout with the Red Sox is still set for Friday.
MONDAY, 8:2…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-29 10:35:04

Rival executives continue to say that the Marlins are lurking in the trade market, looking to acquire a starting pitcher that can help them beyond the 2014 season, writes Buster Olney in his latest ESPN Insider-only blog post. Marlins president of base…

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MLB Trade Rumors » Minnesota Twins 2014-07-29 09:53:48

The Royals are interested in Andrew Miller but aren’t currently pursuing Jonny Gomes, Major League sources tell Rob Bradford of WEEI.com. Multiple reports have previously connected the Royals to Gomes, but it appears their interest has waned for …

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