Sunday Insider: Central Intelligence

  • Updated: September 7, 2013 - 7:49 PM

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE

It’s been a frustrating season for Chicago. But several of the White Sox say their troubles were put in perspective by a visit to Walter Reed Medical Center for wounded soliders while in Baltimore. “A very humbling experience,” said Addison Reed, one of five players to go. “Those guys are awesome.”

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It’s widely believed in Cleveland that the Indians intend to find a new closer for 2014, rather than pay the $10 million or so that Chris Perez may seek in arbitration. Perez, who makes $7.3 million this year, is frequently booed at Progressive Field. Cody Allen, whose ERA is 1.69 since Aug. 1, is a potential replacement.

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The Tigers are worried about Miguel Cabrera’s health, since he has been bothered by a hip flexor for three months and recently missed three games due to an abdominal strain. But Cabrera insists on remaining in the lineup, and he was AL player of the month in August. “When he’s been crippled up, he’s hit as good or better than he did when he was totally healthy,” manager Jim Leyland told reporters.

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The recent rash of concussion cases hit Kansas City last week, when second baseman Chris Getz, after a collision in the field, and catcher Salvador Perez, who took a hard foul ball off his mask, both left games after experiencing nausea and other concussion symptoms.

Both players recovered quickly but were expected to miss a game or two to make certain the symptoms didn’t return.

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