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Minnesota Twins utility man/catcher Willians Astudillo, aka La Tortuga (the turtle) put on an impressive display of base running during Wednesday's 3-1 victory over the New York Yankees at Target Field. Showcasing a self-awareness about how his body type does not conform to the prototypical, fleet-footed base runner, Astudillo cracked a great joke after the game about just that notion.After getting on base with an RBI single, Astudillo chugged around the bases to score on Max Kepler's double. As noted by the Star Tribune's Michael Rand, Astudillo is "generously listed at 5-9, 225 pounds." With that in mind, Astudillo's run scored... [Read More]
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The outer band of rains from Hurricane Florence, expected to bring life-threatening storm surges and several feet of rainfall, are approaching the coastline. [Read More]
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Iowa State's Jamie Pollard gave Incarnate Word $300,000 plus the cost of a chartered flight to play Dec. 1. That could be a financial steal after this week's cancellations.        ... [Read More]
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