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Twins deliver incredibly cheesy pickup lines for Valentine's Day (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Some Minnesota Twins players were brought together to get their fans into the Valentine's Day spirit by delivering some of the most incredibly cheesy pickup lines you will ever hear.Brian Dozier, Torii Hunter, Trevor May, Trevor Plouffe, Kurt Suzuki, Caleb Thielbar and Glen Perkins take part, and they're clearly having fun with it. And the pickup...
Via Holdout Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Top Fifteen 3rd Basemen in ’15

Super Bowl Sunday is over, the NBA is still not collecting my attention, and soccer is not something I’m familiar with. What does this mean? It means that I only have to hibernate for a little over two weeks before pitchers and catchers report! That’s right, its February and I’m just about tired of predicting the 2015 season, and ready to watch it! I want to thank all of the...
Via Baseball Essential
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins 3B Plouffe enters season with Sano waiting for chance

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) When Trevor Plouffe signed a $4.8 million, one-year deal, he became the highest-paid third baseman in Minnesota Twins history. The question is, how long will he hold that position? Plouffe is coming off of a solid season in which he hit 14 home runs and led the team with 80 RBIs. But star prospect Miguel Sano is healthy and itching for a crack at the big leagues...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins' Plouffe pushing for improvement in all facets of game

MINNEAPOLIS -- About once a week this offseason, Trevor Plouffe would touch base with Paul Molitor. The former, Minnesota's third baseman, often had plenty to discuss with the latter, his new manager. The conversation sometimes revolved around Plouffe's forearm, which was broken late in the season but is now fully healed. Other times, the two talked about the coaching staff, with...
Via Fox Sports North
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins sign four players, avoid arbitration

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins signed four players to contracts Friday, avoiding arbitration with them. The team announced it has inked left-hander Tommy Milone, third baseman Trevor Plouffe, reliever Casey Fien and infielder Eduardo Nunez to one-year deals. Milone, who was acquired in a trade with Oakland during the 2014 season, is set to earn $2.775 million in 2015. Plouffe...
Via Fox Sports North
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins avoid arbitration with Trevor Plouffe, 3 others

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have agreed to one-year deals with third baseman Trevor Plouffe, left-hander Tommy Milone, right-hander Casey Fiend and infielder Eduardo Nunez that avoided arbitration. The Twins announced the agreements on Friday. Plouffe will earn $4.8 million next season after hitting .258 with 14 home runs and a team-leading 80 RBIs last season. Milone went...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets360 MLB Project: My week as Twins GM

Lately you’ve probably seen a couple of articles talking about a group project we’ve been doing, where we got to be the GM of a team and do a simulated offseason.  I was lucky/cursed enough to get the Minnesota Twins to be my team. You see, while the Twins have struggled and their payroll has declined over the past few seasons, they have the best farm system in all of baseball...
Via Mets360.com
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 10/25/14

Rough day around the Minnesota sports world, especially for college football fans. Tom Izzo wants to pump you up (or he has started doing drugs) Here’s some fictional NFL slogans.  Baseball fielding statistics are weird. Mike Napoli, the best fielding first baseman in the AL! Also, the only top 3 player for the Twins was Trevor Plouffe. Take THAT narrative! SCOREBOARD Football...
Via The Rhino and Compass
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 20 3rd Basemen for 2014 Fantasy Baseball

Third base was far from an epic fail like something JayWrong would have a GIF for. There were a good ten 3rd basemen and another handful that could’ve covered your corner infidel slot. The problem is after the top twelve, the 3rd basemen fall off the map like a 12th century explorer. Here’s you, “Hey, I’m gonna go to India heading west.” You’re whistling, everything...
Via Razzball
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Trevor Plouffe has surgery on broken arm

The Minnesota Twins ended a dismal 2014 season with a 3-0 loss on Sunday to the Detroit Tigers. At 70-92, the Twins finished last in the American League Central. Although a solid seventh in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Twins were 29th in team ERA, which largely contributed to their downfall. On the injury front, third baseman Trevor Plouffe has surgery on his broken arm...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Plouffe: I ran two red lights to say goodbye to Ron Gardenhire

The Minnesota Twins parted ways with long-time manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, and it wasn't your typical dismissal. There was the team press release, which avoided the word "fired." There was Gardenhire showing up at the press conference announcing his own departure, reinforcing that it was a mutual decision and saying he still plans to root for the team. There was the player...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins GM Ryan confirms return to team next season

MINNEAPOLIS -- While Ron Gardenhire is out as the Twins' manager, the team's general manager will be returning for 2015. Terry Ryan confirmed Monday that he'll be back as the team's GM next year. Ryan, who began his second stint as the team's GM before the 2012 season, has dealt with health issues this year as he underwent treatment for cancer in his neck. But Ryan said Monday that...
Via Fox Sports North
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

End of Season Fantasy Baseball Third Base Rankings

Miguel Cabrera took 31 ABs while playing 3B for the Tigers this season.  Rendon moved to third permantly, after Ryan Zimmerman's annual injury and his eventual shift to LF.  Matt Carpenter conintued to be a table setter atop the Cardinals lineup, and finds himself in the top 5 3B, after shifting over from 2B.  We were worried that his lack of power would hurt his value this...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Phil Hughes’ Record-Setting Season

2014 has been another rough year for the Minnesota Twins, who will miss the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season. Still, there were some bright spots. Brian Dozier emerged as a solid all-around player, Trevor Plouffe had a nice season, and Danny Santana hit .319/.355/.477 in 97 games at the shortstop position. But, the most impressive year of all was had by Phil Hughes, who...
Via Baseball News Source
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Plouffe was consistent on offense, greatly improved on defense in 2014

Before a broken forearm ended his season Wednesday with four games to play, Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe was asked to give himself a letter grade for the year he had in 2014. "A B minus. I think I did OK," said Plouffe, who just completed his fifth big-league season with Minnesota. "I think that there's a lot of room for improvement on both sides of the ball." While some of...
Via Fox Sports North
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe suffers broken left forearm making tag

  Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe's season has ended a few days early, because of a broken left forearm. Plouffe was hurt in the sixth inning Wednesday against Arizona, when A.J. Pollock stole third base for the Diamondbacks. Plouffe's forearm banged against Pollock's knee during the attempted tag, and Plouffe instantly yelled in pain. After a brief visit with manager...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Trevor Plouffe exits with broken arm

The Minnesota Twins have had a rough season, winners of just 67 games entering Wednesday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. A staff with the 29th ranked ERA in the Major Leagues has played a big role in the dismal season. Injuries have also been a factor and it continued Wednesday, as third baseman Trevor Plouffe left the game against the Diamondbacks in the sixth inning...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Plouffe's season over after fractured forearm

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe's season was cut a few games short when he fractured his left forearm Wednesday. Plouffe tried to tag Arizona's A.J. Pollock on a stolen base attempt in the top of the sixth inning when Pollock's leg hit Plouffe's arm. Plouffe immediately left the game with a team trainer, holding his left arm. He'll miss the team's final four games...
Via Fox Sports North
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Plouffe done for season with broken left forearm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe's season has ended a few days early, because of a broken left forearm. Plouffe was hurt in the sixth inning Wednesday against Arizona, when A.J. Pollock stole third base for the Diamondbacks. Plouffe's forearm banged against Pollock's knee during the attempted tag, and Plouffe instantly yelled in pain. After a brief visit...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Running out of time: Tribe looks to keep playoff hopes alive

A second straight appearance in the wild-card round is looking bleak for the Cleveland Indians, and they didn't do themselves any favors by letting the series opener with the Minnesota Twins slip away in the late innings. Cleveland turns to rookie starter T.J. House as it looks to bounce back Saturday night at Target Field. The Indians (79-74) are tied with the New York Yankees and...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Running out of time: Tribe looks to keep playoff hopes alive

A second straight appearance in the wild-card round is looking bleak for the Cleveland Indians, and they didn't do themselves any favors by letting the series opener with the Minnesota Twins slip away in the late innings. Cleveland turns to rookie starter T.J. House as it looks to bounce back Saturday night at Target Field. The Indians (79-74) are tied with the New York Yankees and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Plouffe delivers, Twins post another narrow win

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Trevor Plouffe of old might have let his 10th inning error eat at him. His two strikeouts? Those might have lingered, too. But the 2014 edition of Plouffe has been more consistent at the plate and has separated missed plays in the field from his at-bats. Such was the case Friday against Cleveland when Plouffe delivered a walk-off single to lift the Twins to a 5...
Via Fox Sports North
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins edge Indians in extra innings

MINNEAPOLIS -- Trevor Plouffe singled in Danny Santana in the 10th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 5-4, comeback victory over Cleveland on Friday night, further damaging the Indians' already slim playoff hopes. Santana led off the inning with a single off Kyle Crockett (4-1) and advanced to third on Brian Dozier's single to right-center. Joe Mauer was intentionally walked to...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins edge Indians in extra innings

MINNEAPOLIS -- Trevor Plouffe singled in Danny Santana in the 10th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 5-4, comeback victory over Cleveland on Friday night, further damaging the Indians' already slim playoff hopes. Santana led off the inning with a single off Kyle Crockett (4-1) and advanced to third on Brian Dozier's single to right-center. Joe Mauer was intentionally walked to...
Via Fox Sports North
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Plouffe lifts Twins past Indians in 10th

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Trevor Plouffe singled in Danny Santana in the 10th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 5-4, comeback victory over Cleveland on Friday night, further damaging the Indians' already slim playoff hopes. Santana led off the inning with a single off Kyle Crockett (4-1) and advanced to third on Brian Dozier's single to right-center. Joe Mauer was intentionally walked...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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