Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/20/14
MINNEAPOLIS Most big league baseball players take extended time off once their season is over before resuming workouts. After a 162-game schedule, they want the chance to decompress, to relax.Not Trevor Plouffe.The Minnesota Twins' season ended Sept. 28 with a 1-0 win over Kansas City. Less than three weeks later, Plouffe was back to work in his home state of California, working out at the baseball facilities at Pepperdine University in Malibu. The eager Plouffe is looking to put the 2011 season both his and his team's in the rearview mirror."I was just anxious to get out there, especially after last season," Plouffe said. "I think all of us have a little chip on our shoulder. We wanted to go get as much work in as we could. We don't want that to happen again."While Minnesota finished with the second-most losses (99) in franchise history, the 25-year-old Plouffe also had his own issues on the field. He bounced between Triple-A Rochester and the maj...

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