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DARIN MASTROIANNI RUMORS

Blue Jays claim Twins' Mastroianni off waivers

Darin Mastroianni is heading back to Toronto. The Blue Jays claimed Mastroianni off waivers from Minnesota, the Twins announced Tuesday. Minnesota initially designated Mastroianni for assignment on Sunday when they acquired Sam Fuld off waivers from Oakland. Mastroianni, 28, began his professional career with the Blue Jays when they drafted him in the 16th round in 2007. He made...
Via Fox Sports North
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins reassign OF Darin Mastroianni

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When the Minnesota Twins reassigned Darin Mastroianni to minor league camp on Sunday morning, they did so with an eye on their future as well as the outfielder's past. Mastroianni, a 28-year-old acquired by the Twins after he was waived by the Toronto Blue Jays in February 2012, played just 30 games last season because of two ankle surgeries. Mastroianni hit...
Via Fox Sports North
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss
NO PANTS ON THE GROUND

Twins OF breaks belt, gets one from bullpen

Your browser does not support iframes. Minnesota Twins left fielder Darin Mastroianni broke his belt with a leaping catch, but was conveniently able to swap it out with a teammate in the bullpen, during Tuesday night's game in Houston. It happened in the bottom of the fourth inning as Astros batter Jose Altuve hit a hard fly ball to left. Mastroianni was able to track it down...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins wardrobe malfunction averted through quick change

Minnesota Twins left fielder Darin Mastroianni helped out his starting pitcher Tuesday by making a diving catch against Houston. Then a Twins reliever had to return the favor by giving Mastroianni a helping hand -- and a belt. Mastroianni dove to make a catch on a Jose Altuve fly ball to left field for the first out of the fourth inning. There was a problem, though: as Mastroianni...
Via Fox Sports North
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Place Darin Mastroianni On 15-Day Disabled List

MLB News: The Minnesota Twins placed outfielder Darin Mastroianni on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a stress reaction of his left ankle. Suffering from the injury all season, he was struggling at the plate, hitting just .222. In a corresponding move, the Twins recalled Oswaldo Arcia once again from the minors. Fantasy Ramifications: None. The post Minnesota Twins Place...
Via FF Locker Room
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins place Darin Mastroianni on DL, recall Oswaldo Arcia

The Minnesota Twins made some relatively under-the-radar moves yesterday.  They placed left fielder Darin Mastroianni on the disabled list while recalling Oswaldo Arcia to fill out the 25-man roster.  Mastroianni had been battling a sore left ankle and was scratched from last night's game before eventually being placed on the DL. Darin Mastroianni is headed to the DL...
Via MLB Injury News
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins' Mastroianni draws praise for speed, defense, versatility

Darin Mastroianni, the Minnesota Twins' fourth outfielder, has worked with trainer Perry Castellano on a regimen to keep himself ready for defense even when he isn't playing. On Tuesday in Chicago, that meant a series of long tosses to the center field wall at U.S. Cellular Field, where the Twins were playing the White Sox. Castellano would toss the ball over the fence...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Mastroianni 'a very exciting baseball player'

MINNEAPOLIS Twins outfielder Darin Mastroianni isn't in the starting lineup too often, but when he is he's been making the most of it. Mastroianni did exactly that on Monday, as he got the start in place of the injured Denard Span. Mastroianni went 3-for-5 with three RBI and also made a highlight reel catch in right field to propel Minnesota to a 9-3 win over the visiting...
Via Fox Sports North
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Mastroianni seeing more playing time

MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota's Darin Mastroianni hasn't gotten much playing time since being called up by the Twins in early May, but the speedy outfielder has now been in the starting lineup the last three games. Mastroianni started in left field for the first game of Saturday's double-header and was then starting in right field for the nightcap. One day later, Mastroianni...
Via Fox Sports North
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins claim OF Mastroianni off waivers

MINNEAPOLIS With spring training in the near future, the Minnesota Twins claimed outfielder Darin Mastroianni off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.In order to make room for Mastroianni on the 40-man roster, the Twins designated right-handed reliever Esmerling Vasquez for assignment. Minnesota claimed Vasquez off waivers from Arizona in late September.Mastroianni, 26, split time...
Via Fox Sports North
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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