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DARIN MASTROIANNI RUMORS

Twins bring back ex-players Benson, Mastroianni

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have agreed to minor league contracts with former outfielders Joe Benson and Darin Mastroianni, who are among 22 non-roster players invited to big league spring training. Ten of the players whose agreements were announced Thursday have major league service time. Benson was a second-round draft pick by the Twins in 2006. He debuted in 2011 but...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Minor leaguer Mastroianni has outfield wall fall on him

By Jason Rowan It certainly wasn’t as wild and crazy as when Rodney McCray crashed through an outfield wall way back in 1991, but Darin Mastroianni became the latest minor leaguer to suffer an outfield wall mishap while chasing down a deep fly ball. Mastroianni, who plays center field for the Syracuse Chiefs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, was chasing down...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Wall crashes down on minor league outfielder trying to make catch (VIDEO)

There are a couple of reasons outfield walls are in ballparks and that is so home run balls can go over them and players can't go through them. And after one outfielder tried plowing through one during Wednesday's Syracuse Chiefs-Charlotte Knights Triple-A game, this centerfield barrier had the last word. Here’s Chiefs center fielder, Darin Mastroianni, getting swallowed...
Via The Other Paper
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins claim Double-A outfielder Wilson

The Minnesota Twins claimed minor-league outfielder Kenny Wilson on waivers from Toronto on Thursday, the team announced. Wilson, 24, was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays when Toronto acquired Darin Mastroianni off waivers from the Twins earlier this week. He's been playing with Double-A New Hampshire to start the 2014 season and hitting .210 with one homer and eight RBI...
Via Fox Sports North
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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 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...
Via Fox Sports North
April 10, 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
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