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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. OFFICIAL: #MNTwins acquire C John Ryan Murphy (@JRMurphy513) from #Yankees for OF Aaron Hicks. — Minnesota Twins (@Twins) November 11, 2015   The 26-year...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Plouffe on Angels' radar for potential third base help

Apr 17, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe hits a walk-off home run in the 11th inning at Target Field. The Twins won 3-2. Jesse Johnson USA TODAY SportsEarlier this week, it was announced that the Minnesota Twins won the rights to negotiate with Korean slugger Byung Ho Park. If the club is able to come to an agreement with Park on a contract...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

If made available, Trevor Plouffe would interest the Angels

After the Twins won the posting for Korean first baseman Byung Ho Park, we wondered how the Twins would rectify their potential logjam at the corner infield and outfield positions. While no solution has even been broached yet, and hell, won’t be broached until the Twins actually sign Park, one possibility was the trade of third baseman Trevor Plouffe. And if Plouffe is put on the...
Via Bloguin Best
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...
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...
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hardball High Week 8 – Fantasy Baseball Special Forces

Hardball High There are a ton of subjects here in Hardball High. We’ve been covering a variety of courses here, from 101 to super-senior. But at the end of the day, what matters is your report card. The end goal of each class is to find a way to better your scores in the ways that matter: namely, your categories. As any competent Fantasy Baseball owner could tell you, standard...
May 31, 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

Twins' Trevor Plouffe leaves game with injury

The Minnesota Twins enjoyed a 5-3 victory over division rival Detroit on Saturday afternoon.  The Twins' third baseman, Trevor Plouffe, enjoyed another successful day at the plate as he laced the go-ahead two-run single that wound up as the winning hit.  He was lifted from the game during the seventh inning though with an arm injury.  Rhett Bollinger of reports:"Plouffe...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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