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KURT SUZUKI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Twins Rumors: Cardinals, Orioles interested in Kurt Suzuki

The St. Louis Cardinals and Baltimore Orioles currently are in need of a catcher, as both of their starting catchers are battling injuries. Yadier Molina is out with a thumb injury and isn't expected back until September, at the earliest. Matt Wieters is out for the year after undergoing Tommy John surgery.Both teams are now looking for a catcher and have expressed interest in...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles and Twins among teams looking at catcher Kurt Suzuki

The Orioles and Cardinals are among teams showing trade interest in Twins veteran catcher Kurt Suzuki. The two contending teams both lost star catchers to injury. St. Louis is looking at catching after star Yadier Molina went out with a thumb injury, and Molina isn't expected back until September, at the earliest. Batlimore has been using young Caleb Joseph after losing Matt...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins: Kurt Suzuki contract talks fizzled fast

The Minnesota Twins recently broached the subject of a contract extension with all-star catcher Kurt Suzuki, but the talks didn't go very far. According to two people with direct knowledge, the Twins and Dan Lozano, Suzuki's agent, had exploratory talks about extending the catcher's expiring contract. Establishing fair contract parameters, however, appears to be a challenge...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

All-Star Game provides unforgettable finish for Perkins, Suzuki

MINNEAPOLIS -- This is how they dreamed it would happen. With the American League leading 5-3 heading into the top of the ninth inning in Tuesday's All-Star Game, neither Glen Perkins nor Kurt Suzuki had taken the field yet. AL manager John Farrell purposely saved the two Minnesota Twins representatives for the end. Out jogged Perkins, accompanied by the familiar strains of ...
Via Fox Sports North
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Suzuki is the perfect trade chip

Kurt Suzuki is having a career year for the Twins this year, hitting .303 with an OBP of .358. He’s always been regarded as an above average receiver and is good working with a rotation. Mostly because of his bat, he is going to the all star game for the first time in his career. So let’s talk about Kurt Suzuki’s game. The greatest hole that you could poke in his game is that...
Via The Rhino and Compass
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Suzuki and Perkins to All-Star Game

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...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Perkins, Suzuki staying home to represent Twins at All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS -- Another year, another Minnesota Twins catcher in the All-Star Game -- only this time it's not Joe Mauer. Kurt Suzuki earned his first All-Star selection of his eight-year career, and it comes in his first season with the Twins. He won't be alone in representing Minnesota when Target Field hosts of this year's All-Star Game. Twins closer Glen Perkins will...
Via Fox Sports North
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Durable Suzuki playing like All-Star on offense, defense for Twins

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...
Via Fox Sports North
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tigers fan grabs foul ball while holding daughter

Your browser does not support iframes.It's happened again:  for the third time this month (by our count), a father in the stands of a major league baseball game made a great one-handed catch of a foul ball while holding their young child in the other arm. This time, it took place in Detroit as a Tigers fan made the grab in the aisle while holding his daughter during Saturday...
Via Holdout Sports
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Kurt Suzuki ejected for first time in his career

Cubs 2, Nationals 1: While you're sitting around trying to come to grips with Davey Johnson pulling Gio for a pinch hitter after 86 pitches, enjoy the video above of Kurt Suzuki's first career ejection in the 9th for arguing with fill-in umpire John Tumpane over his crappy strike zone; this after his freak throw in the 9th led to the go-ahead run. Gio perfect through...
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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