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BRIAN DOZIER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dozier a big fan of Glove Day

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has used the same Wilson A2000 glove model since he was a freshman in high school in Mississippi.
Via Twins.com
1 day ago

Top 10 second basemen in baseball for 2017

There is an impressive amount of top-end talent at second base in today’s game. In both the National and American Leagues, there was an MVP finalist who plays the position, and the winner of Most Valuable Player honors in the World Series makes the position his home as well. Likewise, the batting champion in both leagues last season made his home at second base, along with one...
Via Yardbarker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

After winter of speculation, Dozier returns to lead young Twins

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Brian Dozier participated in Minnesota's first full-squad workout on Sunday. Yup, he was a little surprised, too. Dozier set career highs with 42 homers and 99 RBIs last season, one of the few bright spots in a 103-loss season for the Twins. The second baseman was rumored to be on the move for much of the winter, but nothing materialized. "Being honest with you...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dozier surprised he's back to lead young Twins lineup

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Brian Dozier participated in Minnesota's first full-squad workout on Sunday. Yup, he was a little surprised, too. Dozier set career highs with 42 homers and 99 RBIs last season, one of the few bright spots in a 103-loss season for the Twins. The second baseman was rumored to be on the move for much of the winter, but nothing materialized. ''Being honest...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Brian Dozier’s Power Repeatable?

When the offseason began, a Brian Dozier trade looked inevitable. The Twins’ second baseman was one of the majors’ most productive players last season, offering elite power, good baserunning, solid plate discipline and steady second-base defense. That all-around skill set would cost just $15 million over the next two years. So as spring training begins, why is Dozier still preparing...
Via Fangraphs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Dozier happy to remain in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS -- When second baseman Brian Dozier left Minnesota for the offseason, heading home to Mississippi after hitting 42 home runs, it was uncertain whether he'd be back. With the burners on baseball's hot stove turned down for now, Dozier remains in place where he preferred to be -- with the Twins. He'll head to spring training in two weeks or so, content to still be with...
Via Associated Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Trade for Brian Dozier, Basically

Sometimes there are trade rumors that aren’t really true. We tend not to know about those until after the fact, but the false rumors tend to be the fleeting ones. Then there are the rumors that just don’t go away. That’s when you know there’s smoke. And there was all kinds of smoke billowing out of the rumors that linked the Dodgers to Brian Dozier. It all added up, and there...
Via Fangraphs
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Dodgers ‘heavy favorite’ to acquire Brian Dozier from Twins

The Los Angeles Dodgers are still aggressively pursuing improvements, and they have one target in mind. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Dodgers are regarded as the “heavy favorite” to acquire second baseman Brian Dozier from the Minnesota Twins, but the cost will be steep. The #Dodgers are the heavy favorite to land #Twins 2B Brian Dozier,but Twins continue...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Dodgers aggressively pursuing trade for Brian Dozier

The Los Angeles Dodgers have yet to make that big off-season splash that has come to define the defending NL West champions over the past several winters. Some of that could have to do with a less-than-stellar financial situation the team finds itself in. Though, we’re still pretty sure that Los Angeles will add a big name or two before spring comes calling. It might just have...
Via Sportsnaut
December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Dodgers reportedly showing interest in Brian Dozier

Another day, another infielder the Los Angeles Dodgers are sniffing around. According to a report by Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports on Monday, the Dodgers are showing interest in Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier. Dozier is a powerful hitter who could help the reigning NL West champs solve their problems against left-handed pitching. Dozier, 29, was spectacular in 2016,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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