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Royals | Mike Sweeney added to front office

Fri, 07 Feb 2014 10:43:18 -0800

The Kansas City Royals hired former 1B Mike Sweeney to the title of special assistant to baseball operations Friday, Feb. 7. Sweeney was a five-time All-Star for the Royals from 1995-2007.

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Royals | Mike Sweeney to retire as member of team

Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:12:53 -0700

The Kansas City Royals have signed free-agent 1B Mike Sweeney (Phillies) to a one-day contract that would allow him to retire as a member of the organization, reports The Associated Press.

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MLB | Mike Sweeney retiring

Fri, 25 Mar 2011 13:31:17 -0700

Free-agent 1B Mike Sweeney (Phillies) is retiring from baseball, reports Bob Dutton of The Kansas City Star.

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Royals | Mike Sweeney debating options

Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:37:48 -0800

Free-agent 1B Mike Sweeney (Phillies) was in Kansas City Saturday, Jan. 22, for a Royals awards ceremony, and Sweeney told MLB.com's Dick Kaegel he is debating whether to return for a 17th season. Three teams are reportedly interested in Sweeney, who has expressed he will only play for a contender. If he retires, it is expected he would join the Royals in an unnamed role.

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Phillies | Three declare free agency

Wed, 03 Nov 2010 12:57:51 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 1B Mike Sweeney, RP Jose Contreras and RP Chad Durbin have declared free agency, according to CBSSports.com.

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Phillies | Mike Sweeney, John Mayberry homer Wednesday

Wed, 29 Sep 2010 19:38:25 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 1B Mike Sweeney and OF John Mayberry Jr. both hit home runs in a victory Wednesday, Sept. 29, according to The Associated Press. Sweeney now has eight homers this year. Mayberry's homer was his first this year and first since June of 2009.

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Phillies | Ross Gload injured Wednesday

Wed, 11 Aug 2010 16:36:08 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 1B Ross Gload (groin) left the game early Wednesday, Aug. 11, with a right groin strain, according to The Sports Network. Gload will be re-evaluated Thursday, Aug. 12. He was replaced by 1B Mike Sweeney.

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Phillies | Mike Sweeney to be regular first baseman

Wed, 04 Aug 2010 10:59:57 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said 1B Mike Sweeney will serve as the regular first baseman with 1B Ryan Howard (ankle) out of action, according to ESPN.com's Jayson Stark.

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Mariners | Mike Sweeney traded

Wed, 04 Aug 2010 10:57:37 -0700

The Seattle Mariners traded DH Mike Sweeney to the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday, Aug. 4, in exchange for a player to be named and cash considerations, according to ESPN.com.

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Phillies | Mike Sweeney acquired

Wed, 04 Aug 2010 10:55:25 -0700

The Philadelphia Phillies acquired DH Mike Sweeney from the Seattle Mariners Wednesday, Aug. 4, in exchange for a player to be named and cash considerations, according to ESPN.com.

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