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Statue of former Midwest Leaguer unveiled outside Target Field

A statue depicting Minnesota Twins great Kent Hrbek celebrating the team’s 1987 World Series win was unveiled outside Target Field this morning. As you can see in the photo below, hundreds of fans turned out for the event. Hrbek played in … Continue reading

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Kimbrel, Hellickson win Rookie of the Year awards

Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel and Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson are the winners of the 2011 Rookie of the Year awards. Kimbrel, 23, had a 4-3 record with a 2.10 ERA, 46 saves and 127 strikeouts in … Continue reading

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Hoyer and McLeod leave Padres for Cubs; Byrnes promoted to GM in San Diego

Official word came shortly before 7:30 p.m. that, as expected, Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod are leaving the Padres to join the Cubs front office, and the Padres will promote Josh Byrnes to replace Hoyer. Here is the joint press release from the Cubs … Continue reading

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Brewers clinch NL Central title; Castro collects 200th hit

The one-two punch of the Milwaukee Brewers beating the Florida Marlins and the Chicago Cubs beating the St. Louis Cardinals resulted in the Brewers clinching the National League Central Division title today. It is Milwaukee’s first division title since 1982, … Continue reading

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