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TREVOR PLOUFFE RUMORS

You Don’t Need Talent To Play Intelligently

First off, nothing goes worse with bad skill than bad luck and I want to acknowledge that for everything they have may have done wrong recently, the A’s also haven’t had a whole lot of good fortune. Last night, for example, the bottom of the 1st inning would have ended scoreless had Carlos Beltran’s squibber been 6" closer to Jharel Cotton (who missed it with a valiant dive...
Via Athletics Nation
13 hours ago

Plouffe's 100th career homer lifts A's over M's

Veteran third baseman Trevor Plouffe, inked by the A's to a one-year deal this offseason, collected his 100th career home run in Oakland's 3-1 victory over the Mariners on Friday night. It also happened to be the fourth in his last seven games, a game-tying solo shot off Hisashi Iwakuma in the fifth.
Via Athletics.com
8 days ago

A Trevor Plouffe Spring Training homer woke up a sleeping fan

Weird things happen during Spring Training baseball games. One of those happened during Tuesday’s Indians-Athletics Cactus League game. New A’s third baseman Trevor Plouffe launched a home run in the third inning. It hit a fan, who was laying out on the left field berm minding his own business. It’s uncertain if the fan was actually sleeping or just catching some sun and not...
Via The Comeback
March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Former Twins infielder Plouffe signs with Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Infielder Trevor Plouffe has agreed to a one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics and is expected to be the primary third baseman if he can stay healthy.The team announced the move Wednesday.Plouffe went on the disabled list for three different injuries last season with Minnesota. He began the year as Minnesota's starting third baseman and hit a career-best...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Infielder Trevor Plouffe reaches one-year deal with A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Infielder Trevor Plouffe has agreed to a one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics and is expected to be the primary third baseman if he can stay healthy. The team announced the move Wednesday. Plouffe went on the disabled list for three different injuries last season with Minnesota. He began the year as Minnesota's starting third baseman and hit a career...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2017  |  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
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