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KURT SUZUKI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kurt Suzuki Avoids Tag At Home Plate With Crazy Elusive Slide (Video)

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...
Via NESN.com
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins News: Minnesota signs Kurt Suzuki to two-year, $12 million extension

The Minnesota Twins have signed catcher Kurt Suzuki to a two-year, $12 million contract extension that includes a vesting option for 2017, the team announced.We knew that the two sides were talking about a deal, but multiple reports suggested that a deal was not close early this afternoon. Suzuki and the Twins moved quickly on a deal and it ended up getting done.#452944842 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins lock up catcher Suzuki for at least two more years

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...
Via Fox Sports North
July 31, 2014  |  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
July 21, 2014  |  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
July 10, 2014  |  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
July 07, 2014  |  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

Report: Washington Nationals ship Kurt Suzuki back to Oakland

The Oakland A’s are dying for stability behind the plate with John Jaso and Derek Norris out of the lineup. To solve their ills, they are turning to a familiar face. Please click here to read this story. The post Report: Washington Nationals ship Kurt Suzuki back to Oakland appeared first on Players View
Via Players View
August 23, 2013  |  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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