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Plouffe set to begin rehab stint Monday

Twins infielder Trevor Plouffe is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester on Monday as the final step in his recovery from a fractured left rib.
15 hours ago

Plouffe progressing; nearing rehab assignment

Third baseman Trevor Plouffe, who has been out since July 2 with a fractured left rib, has progressed to hitting off a tee, fielding ground balls and participating in running drills, and he could head out on a rehab assignment by the end of this week.
3 days ago

Twins' Trevor Plouffe on disabled list with broken rib

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the disabled list because of a broken left rib. He'll likely miss more than a month. Plouffe was hit by a pitch Wednesday at Chicago and played the next two games, going 3 for 4 with a home run Friday against Texas. The pain flared up over the weekend and he was scratched from the lineup Sunday. ...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins roll to 14-5 win behind Plouffe's three-run homer

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer in the second inning as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Baltimore Orioles 14-5 on Sunday.Plouffe drove in four runs for Minnesota, which finished with 15 hits. Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco went three innings and allowed three runs and four hits. Pedro Alvarez made his spring debut with Baltimore and hit an RBI double...
Via Associated Press
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Twins sign Plouffe to one-year, $7.25 million deal

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins have agreed with third baseman Trevor Plouffe on a $7.25 million, one-year contract to avoid arbitration.The Twins made the announcement on Monday. Plouffe hit .244 last season with 22 home runs and a career-high 86 RBIs. He also set career bests in hits (140), runs (74) and games played (152) and solidified himself in the middle of the Twins order...
Via Associated Press
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Twins, Yankees swap Aaron Hicks, John Ryan Murphy

So, about that backlog in Minnesota. Looks like it’s been taken care of, for now at least. The Twins have traded center fielder Aaron Hicks to the Yankees for catcher John Ryan Murphy. The 26 year old Hicks had a breakout year in 2015 after struggling in both 2013 and 2014. In 97 games, Hicks hit 11 homers and stole 13 bases to go along with a .256/.323/.398 line. However, with...
Via The Outside Corner
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Lineup leads to 5 game win streak

The Minnesota Twins won last night 8-7 against the Oakland Athletics and finally gave Phil Hughes his first win of the season. The win extends their current win streak to five games after sweeping the Chicago White Sox in a four game weekend series. The Twins now find themselves two games above .500 at 14-12, and are now only three games behind the AL Central leading Detroit Tigers...
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Plouffe paces Twins attack in road win

Throughout his career, Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe has continued to work on hitting the ball to all fields. Once a pull hitter, Plouffe has steadily gotten better at going the opposite way. Saturday against the White Sox, Plouffe hit the ball all over the field. Plouffe matched his career high with four hits and drove in a pair of runs as Minnesota won a high-scoring, 8-6...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Injuries affect consistency

Minnesota Twins As the Minnesota Twins continue through their season, more injuries are beginning to plague their roster. Third baseman Trevor Plouffe was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday when he experienced inflammation on the left side of his chest. The injury was sustained on Saturday against the Detroit Tigers when he made a diving attempt to stop a hit in the third...
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Plouffe spraying the ball all over field

MINNEAPOLIS -- Trevor Plouffe's fifth-inning double Tuesday was big for several reasons. For starters, it snapped an 0-for-23 skid that the Twins third baseman was in. Additionally, it put Plouffe in scoring position with no outs, and he eventually came home on Kurt Suzuki's base hit to give Minnesota a 6-2 lead over the visiting Boston Red Sox. On top of all that, Plouffe's double...
Via Fox Sports North
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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