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TREVOR PLOUFFE RUMORS

Plouffe, Suzuki lead Twins to victory after lengthy rain delay

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Mike Pelfrey was sharp for seven innings, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night. After rain delayed the game's first pitch for 1 hour, 21 minutes, Minnesota jumped on Clay Buchholz (2-6) for three doubles and two runs in the first. That was...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Plouffe hits 3-run homer in Twins' Memorial Day win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2/3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday. Nolasco (5-1) gave up two runs on seven hits to win his fifth straight start since coming off the disabled list. The Twins got 16 hits to pick up their AL-leading 16th win in May. After...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nolasco, Plouffe help Twins stay hot in 7-2 win over Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2-3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday. Nolasco (5-1) gave up two runs on seven hits to win his fifth straight start since coming off the disabled list. The Twins got 16 hits to pick up their AL-leading 16th win in May. After a...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Plouffe to miss game against Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe will miss Saturday's game against the Indians because of a family matter. Twins manager Paul Molitor says Plouffe has flown to Texas, but he's expected to rejoin the team for the finale of the three-game series on Sunday. Plouffe is batting .269 with five homers, which leads the team, and 17 RBIs in 29 games. He's hitting .316 since...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe Celebrates First Grand Slam By Taping Teammates Mouth Shut

Players will find all sorts of ways to celebrate big plays--especially home runs. There is the ever popular congratulatory crowd at the plate, the high five, the intricate and choreographed hand shake, a pie to the face, and so much more. For Minnesota Twins third basemen Trevor Plouffe none of the aforementioned were enough for his first career grand slam.So he taped Eduardo Escobar...
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Jump Above .500 Behind Plouffe’s Hot Bat

Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe blasted his first career grand slam to break a scoreless tie in the third inning as Minnesota went on to beat the White Sox 13-3 this afternoon at Target Field. For the Twins, it was all the team would need to complete a four game sweep of their AL Central rivals and push the team above the .500 mark.  For Plouffe, the homer was just...
Via Baseball Essential
26 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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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