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Twins place Trevor Plouffe on DL with intercostal strain

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the 15-day disabled list with a right intercostal strain. Plouffe was placed on the list on Tuesday, two days after he left a win over the Angels in the 11th inning after feeling some discomfort near his ribcage. Plouffe has emerged as one of the team leaders, and his hot bat helped propel the team...
Via Associated Press
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Plouffe pushes Twins past Pirates split squad, 3-0

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Trevor Plouffe had two hits and two RBIs as the Minnesota Twins beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 3-0 on Saturday. Minnesota's Kyle Gibson went six innings, allowing three hits with no walks and eight strikeouts. Pittsburgh's Kyle Lobstein went four innings, giving up two runs on three hits with no walks and two strikeouts. Plouffe's two-run single...
Via Associated Press
March 26, 2016  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Fox Sports North
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Trevor Plouffe set to return Monday

Minnesota Twins third-baseman Trevor Plouffe is ready to return from the 15-day DL on Monday.  He has been out with inflammation in his left rib cage since June 14 against the Detroit Tigers. They Twins knew he was ready when they watched him take batting practice Saturday afternoon.#450834962 / gettyimages.comNo rehab assignment will be needed because Plouffe was able to hit outside...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 29, 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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