DARIN MASTROIANNI RUMORS

Twins notes: Mastroianni feeling good after stint in minors

In retrospect, Darin Mastroianni said Thursday, getting sent to the minors last month was the best thing that happened to him this spring. “If you’re not playing a lot, you can’t really simulate game conditions, and my ankle wasn’t getting better,” the Twins outfielder said after arriving from Class AAA Rochester, called up for injured Oswaldo Arcia. “Going to Rochester...
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Twins Thursday: Mastroianni grateful for return to big leagues

MINNEAPOLIS -- For most players, a demotion during spring training is a disappointment. Not for Darin Mastroianni. He welcomed it. The Twins outfielder was reassigned to minor-league camp on March 16, two weeks before the end of camp. He went down to Fort Myers hoping to win a spot on the 25-man roster as the fourth outfielder. But as he continued to work his way back from an ankle...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins: Darin Mastroianni returns to big leagues feeling 'back to normal'

Darin Mastroianni is back in Minnesota and back on top of the Twins' lineup. The speedy outfielder will lead off and play right field in Thursday's series finale against the Oakland Athletics at Target Field. Mastroianni was called up from Triple-A Rochester to replace Oswaldo Arcia, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a troublesome wrist injury. That means...
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6 days ago  |  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...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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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...
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September 03, 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...
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April 17, 2013  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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