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The Relationship Between Pace and Power

Sam Fuld was checking out his FanGraphs page the other day, and noticed that he’s a fairly fast-paced guy at the plate. He produced in 2011 the 36th-fastest pace between that season and the present one (minimum 300 plate appearances), and he’s the 20th-fastest paced batter this year. He also noticed something about the guys around him. “They’re all slap hitters!” he told...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

A's outfielder Sam Fuld slides awkwardly into second base (Video)

Oakland A's outfielder Sam Fuld had an awkward slide into second base on a double in the third inning of Friday night's game in San Francisco. Fuld started to go head first, then realized that he didn't have to and tried to stop, but slid past the bag and nearly hurt himself. Luckily, Fuld was able to reach back with his left leg and get his foot on the bag.We're sure that Fuld...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins Wednesday: Fuld to begin rehab assignment soon

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins outfielder Sam Fuld continues to make progress from a concussion he sustained last month, and feels he could be ready to leave for a rehab assignment as soon as Friday. Fuld hasn't played since May 7 when he suffered a concussion after slamming into the center-field wall at Target Field. He's since been slowly working his way back to participating in baseball...
Via Fox Sports North
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fuld acclimating to Minnesota, thriving early with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins outfielder Sam Fuld planned on using Monday's off day to explore his new city after he was acquired by Minnesota during the team's latest road trip. Thanks to some help from Mother Nature, Fuld instead had three days to get acclimated to the Twin Cities. Fuld, a seven-year veteran outfielder, was claimed off waivers by the Twins on April 20 and made his debut...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Tuesday: Twins continue OF shuffle with Fuld

Sam Fuld is the newest member of the Minnesota Twins, and he joins his new club on the same day Minnesota is facing one of his old clubs. Fuld was claimed by the Twins on Sunday after the Oakland Athletics placed him on waivers. Minnesota made room for him on the roster by designating outfielder Darin Mastroianni for assignment. Mastroianni was claimed Tuesday by Toronto, the same...
Via Fox Sports North
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Angels, Twins interested in Sam Fuld

Sam Fuld was released by the Oakland Athletics last week, but he is drawing interest from teams including the Angels and Twins, according to the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser.Re: Fuld, there is expected to be interest in him from several teams, incl #Twins and now likely #Angels among others. #Athletics— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) April 16, 2014 Fuld has value to...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Legend of Sam Fuld Comes To Oakland

Not all legends are burly sluggers who smash 50 home runs per year, or tall pitchers who hurl 100 mph and breathe fire. Some legends are born of more humble origins, like, say, from the tenth round of the amateur draft and or as a back-end trade throw-in. The newest member of the A’s is just such an animal. A’s fans used to quirky players and a clubhouse that sometimes resembles...
Via BaySportsNet
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A's add outfielder Sam Fuld on minor league deal

Outfielder Sam Fuld has reached agreement on a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics that includes an invitation to big league spring training. Assistant general manager David Forst confirmed the deal Tuesday. Fuld, 32, would receive an $800,000, one-year contract if he's added to the 40-man roster. The two-time defending AL West champion A's have a deep outfield already...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB rumors: Sam Fuld gets offers from five teams

No one would confuse Sam Fuld with Shin-Soo Choo or Jacoby Ellsbury as the top free agent outfielder, but Fuld has drawn interest from a least five teams says MLB Trade Rumors' Zach Links.Source: Former #Rays and #Cubs OF Sam Fuld weighing offers from five teams #MLB— Zach Links (@ZachLinks) December 27, 2013Links says that all five offers are for Minor...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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