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PEDRO FLORIMON RUMORS

Pedro Florimon

PEDRO FLORIMON SHORTSTOP Born: December 10, 1986Height: 6’2″Weight: 180Bats: BothThrows: RightSigned: Int’l Free Agent, 2004 (Orioles)How Acquired: Off waivers from NationalsCountry: Dominican RepublicAgent: Martin Arburua WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Florimon is a good defensive shortstop who’s spent much of his career struggling to hit.  Despite...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates DFA Ike Davis and fill out 40-man roster for Rule 5 deadline, plus Radhames Liz and Pedro Florimon

The Pirates have been awfully busy over the last 24 hours whereas I have not been particularly busy on the blogging front, so I’ve got some catching up to do. Let’s start with the moves the club made tonight to shore up their 40-man roster in anticipation of the midnight deadline to protect eligible players from this year’s Rule 5 draft. The Pirates added Jameson Taillon,...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Claim Pedro Florimon From the Nationals

The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed infielder Pedro Florimon from the Washington Nationals, per the Nationals ( via MLBTR). Florimon has spent parts of four seasons in the majors, posting a .565 OPS while playing shortstop. He’s got great fielding numbers, with a 3.8 UZR/150 in his career, and a positive trend. Here are his UZR/150 numbers over the last four years. 2011: -49.4...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Plouffe to 15-day DL, Florimon recalled from Triple-A

Two Twins infielders suffered injuries in Saturday's loss to the Tigers. One of them has resulted in a trip to the disabled list. Minnesota announced Sunday that third baseman Trevor Plouffe has been placed on the 15-day DL with inflammation between a rib and the costal cartilage on his left side. Plouffe was injured in the seventh inning Saturday as he dove to make a play on a...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins option Florimon, Hermann to Triple-A

The Twins' game of roster roulette continues. Shortly after their 9-4 loss Thursday at Cleveland, the team optioned shortstop Pedro Florimon and catcher/outfielder Chris Hermann to Triple-A Rochester. The move came just hours after they placed outfielder Sam Fuld on the 7-day disabled list and recalled Eduardo Nunez from the Red Wings. The team said corresponding moves will be made...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Who's this Danny Santana guy?

One thing you can be sure of when you're a fan of a crappy baseball team is there will be people running in and out of the lineup you've never heard of all the time, and with the Twins' crappy options at shortstop given Pedro Florimon's inability to hit at all they've gone with the revolving door approach at the position.  I should have hit on Eduardo Nunez after they acquired him...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Shortstops from Dominican becoming tradition with Twins

  FOX Sports North is presenting a special series on the Twins in the Dominican Republic. The second episode debuts Wednesday, May 7 after the Twins-Indians game, and is on the Twins' shortstops from the Dominican, past and present. Pedro Florimon's father was a pitcher in the Texas Rangers' system, so naturally he wanted his son to pitch, too. Florimon had other ideas. "He wanted...
Via Fox Sports North
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Defense not a concern with Florimon but Twins hope his bat comes around

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When the Minnesota Twins departed Fort Myers for the regular season, they did so knowing the same thing they always have about Pedro Florimon. The team's starting shortstop "can pick it," as manager Ron Gardenhire likes to say of the Dominican Republic native. But can he hit? "Sometimes, he's good," Gardenhire said. "Sometimes he's not so good, offensively. So...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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