Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki was held out of the starting lineup Sunday after receiving eight stitches to his chin Saturday, but manager Paul Molitor said he's hopeful Suzuki is available to play in an emergency.
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Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki, a top candidate to be dealt before the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, left Saturday's game against the Red Sox in the second inning after being hit in the facemask by a foul tip from Dustin Pedroia. Suzuki left to get stitches on his chin, but didn't suffer a concussion, the Twins announced.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Kurt Suzuki went 4 for 5 with a career-high six RBIs, including a two-run homer, to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 14-10 victory over Philadelphia on Tuesday night that handed the Phillies their eighth straight defeat.Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run triple in a four-run first inning against starter Aaron Nola (5-7), Brian Dozier went 3 for 5 with two RBIs and the Twins...
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June 22, 2016 | Discuss
MINNEAPOLIS -- Xander Bogaerts tacked four more hits on his majors-most total, including a two-run homer as the Boston Red Sox broke away late to beat the Minnesota Twins 15-4 on Saturday.The highest-scoring team in the majors managed to post a season high in runs, with five apiece in the eighth and ninth against the league-worst Twins.Bogaerts also doubled, scored four runs and...
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Sometimes, all it takes is a good slide — just ask Minnesota Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki. Minnesota trailed the Kansas City Royals by one in the seventh inning Sunday night. With Suzuki on third base and shortstop Danny Santana at the plate, the Twins had a golden opportunity to tie the game up. But Santana hit a weak ground ball to Royals first baseman Billy Butler that didn’t...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki's name was mentioned amid the trade rumors as Thursday's trade deadline approached. Instead of dealing the All-Star catcher, Minnesota locked him up for at least two more years. The Twins announced shortly after Thursday's 3 p.m. CT trade deadline that they signed Suzuki to a two-year, $12 million contract extension, with a vesting option...
Glen Perkins The final ballot numbers have been gathered, and the Minnesota Twins will have two representatives headed to the All-Star Break: Glen Perkins and Kurt Suzuki. Glen Perkins Heading to his second straight All-Star Game, Glen Perkins was chosen through manager selection. So far this season, Perkins has a 3-0 record and a 3.22 ERA over 36.1 innings pitched in...
If Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki plays in next month's All-Star Game at Target Field, it will likely be a result of the numbers he's put up offensively -- many of which have exceeded expectations. It's the things Suzuki has done behind the plate, however, that have been equally as valuable of an addition for Minnesota this season. When the Twins were looking for a free-agent catcher...
Kurt Suzuki Ever since Kurt Suzuki joined the Minnesota Twins, he has stepped up in some important situations. Suzuki played college ball while attending California State University, Fullerton. During the 2004 College World Series championship, Suzuki hit an RBI single with two out in the bottom of the seventh to give his team the win over the Texas Longhorns. Suzuki won the Johnny...
MINNEAPOLIS -- When Kurt Suzuki signed with the Twins this winter to take over at catcher for Joe Mauer, the knock on the veteran backstop was his bat. Viewed as a solid defensive catcher, Suzuki wasn't expected to provide much offensively. More than a month into the season, he's proving his doubters wrong. After driving in three runs in the Twins' 5-2 win over Baltimore, Suzuki...
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