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Twins avoid sweep with win over White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) -- Rookie Trevor May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and the Minnesota Twins overcame Jose Abreu's 35th home run, beating the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Sunday to end a four-game losing streak. Trevor Plouffe and Jordan Schafer homered for the Twins. May (3-4) was staked to an early 4-0 lead, then hung on to win his third straight start. The 6-foot-5 right...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rookie May fans 10 as Twins Beat White Sox 6-4

CHICAGO (AP) Rookie Trevor May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and the Minnesota Twins overcame Jose Abreu's 35th home run, beating the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Sunday to end a four-game losing streak. Trevor Plouffe and Jordan Schafer homered for the Twins. May (3-4) was staked to an early 4-0 lead, then hung on to win his third straight start. The 6-foot-5 right-hander...
Via AP on Fox
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Twins avoid sweep with win over White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) -- Rookie Trevor May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and the Minnesota Twins overcame Jose Abreu's 35th home run, beating the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Sunday to end a four-game losing streak. Trevor Plouffe and Jordan Schafer homered for the Twins. May (3-4) was staked to an early 4-0 lead, then hung on to win his third straight start. The 6-foot-5 right...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twins notch milestone homer despite setback

There weren't many bright spots in the Twins' 9-1 loss Friday to Baltimore. In fact, arguably the only bright spot was a solo home run by Minnesota third baseman Trevor Plouffe to get the Twins on the scoreboard in the top of the seventh inning. Plouffe's 11th homer of the year was relatively meaningless in the grand scheme of Friday's game, but it was an historic...
Via Fox Sports North
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins keep their cool, score big in 10th over Royals

Usually, there are no saves awarded in an 11-5 victory like the Twins’ over Kansas City on Thursday night. But go ahead and credit Trevor Plouffe with a big save. Plouffe intercepted Jordan Schafer as he muttered his way past umpire Ron Kulpa, the man at third base who had just called an irate Schafer out on an eighth-inning checked swing, wrapped his arm around his teammate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Trevor Plouffe, Oswaldo Arcia

The Minnesota Twins defeated the Oakland A's on Sunday by the score of 6-1. The Twins scored five runs in the last two innings against Luke Gregerson and Jesse Chavez to break a 1-1 and secure the win. With the victory, the Twins moved to 52-64 on the season. The Twins were without Trevor Plouffe and Oswaldo Arcia due to injury. #452078410 / gettyimages.comMike Berardino...
Via MLB Injury News
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Edges Twins In 10 Innings

MINNEAPOLIS — A quick two-game interleague series wrapped up in Minnesota with a sweep as the San Diego Padres took the second matchup with the Minnesota Twins, 5-4, in 10 innings Wednesday. The Twins struck first with a two-run home run from Trevor Plouffe, his eighth of the year. The Padres got one back from […]
Via Full Scale Sports
August 06, 2014  |  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 end three-game skid, stop Abreu, White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) -- Trevor Plouffe got four hits and the Minnesota Twins stopped Jose Abreu, rallying past the Chicago White Sox 8-6 Saturday night to end a three-game skid. Abreu's hitting streak ended at 21 games, longest in the AL this season. He went 0 for 3 with two walks, one of them intentional. The Cuban rookie, who leads the majors with 31 home runs, had reached base in...
Via Fox Sports North
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Trevor Plouffe, Eduardo Nunez

The Minnesota Twins lost to the Kansas City Royals on Monday by the score of 6-1. The loss dropped the Twins to 37-44, last place in the American League Central. The Twins, who have been in the middle of the pack in scoring, managed just a run on nine hits and left 11 on base. A positive for the Twins was the return of third baseman Trevor Plouffe, who hasn't played since...
Via MLB Injury News
July 01, 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

Twins Injury Update: Trevor Plouffe could skip rehab assignment

The Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox on Sunday by the score of 6-5. The win improved the Twins to 36-38, tired for third in the American League Central. Kurt Suzuki had three hits for the Twins, while Joe Mauer and Sam Fuld had two hits apiece. There is some potentially good news on the injury front for the Twins, as third baseman Trevor Plouffe may return sooner...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Trevor Plouffe to DL

The Minnesota Twins lost to the Detroit Tigers on Sunday by the score of 4-3. The loss was the second straight to the first place Tigers, dropping the Twins five games back in the division at 32-35. Joe Mauer and Eduardo Escobar each had two hits for the Twins. Escobar was filling in for Trevor Plouffe, who was out with a left oblique strain. It appears Escobar will continue...
Via MLB Injury News
June 16, 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 to 15-day DL, Florimon recalled from Triple-A

Two Twins infielders suffered injuries in Saturday's loss to the Tigers. One of them has resulted in a trip to the disabled list. Minnesota announced Sunday that third baseman Trevor Plouffe has been placed on the 15-day DL with inflammation between a rib and the costal cartilage on his left side. Plouffe was injured in the seventh inning Saturday as he dove to make a play on...
Via Fox Sports North
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Updates: Trevor Plouffe, Eduardo Nunez

There were not one but two injuries suffered by Minnesota Twins infielders on Saturday night, with both Trevor Plouffe and Eduardo Nunez forced out of the game early. MLB.com's Matt Slovin reports that Plouffe came out before the fourth after making an attempted diving stop at third base on an Ian Kinsler single.X-rays were negative on Plouffe's ribs and the club are currently...
Via MLB Injury News
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins hitters come through in clutch in hardfought win

MINNEAPOLIS -- A common refrain heard inside the Twins' locker room lately has been the need to come up with timely hits with runners in scoring position. After the offense carried the slumping pitching staff in April, the bats failed to come through regularly in May and left plenty of runners on base. Finally, Minnesota got a few key hits in that situation Wednesday. Four of...
Via Fox Sports North
June 05, 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...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins earn win with home run derby against Yankees

The New York Yankees are sometimes referred to as the Bronx Bombers, and they've hit their fair share of home runs against the Twins over the years. On Friday, though, it was Minnesota launching bombs in a 6-1 win at Yankee Stadium. For the first time all season, the Twins -- who had the fifth-fewest home runs in the majors with 39 prior to Friday -- hit three home runs in a...
Via Fox Sports North
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Trevor Plouffe and the Dangers of Good Results

Trevor Plouffe had a good June 2012 — he hit .327/.391/.735 with 11 home runs — and announced himself to the baseball world in his third season. Unfortunately for him, though, those were good results after a process that didn’t fit him best. It was the slump that came after (.226/.279/.381 with eight home runs) […]
Via Fangraphs
May 28, 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...
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 MLB.com reports:"...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Forgettable fourth inning spoils Twins' Saturday

The Twins' Saturday started out rather peaceful and serene, on a sun-splashed, 78-degree afternoon in Kansas City. Then, in the fourth frame, the visitors quickly grew uncomfortable. Minnesota's Chris Colabello, Trevor Plouffe and Josmil Pinto all committed defensive miscues, leading to a five-run inning for the host Royals. The Twins could never quite recover, in an eventual...
Via Fox Sports North
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Money Matchup of the Day – Bruce Chen vs. Trevor Plouffe

No one matchup is the make or break in any baseball game but there are certain matchups in some games that could help decide the outcome in that game.  In this new daily piece at Pine Tar Press we will take a look at an intriguing competition between two players in that days game that we feel could help decide the outcome. Today's Matchup: Bruce Chen vs. Trevor Plouffe ...
Via Pine Tar Press
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins 2014 positional preview: Third base

The seventh part of the nine-part series breaking down each position for the 2014 Minnesota Twins examines third base. It's a position that the Twins need improvement from this year if the team is going to make strides offensively. PROJECTED STARTER Trevor Plouffe (.254/.309/.392, 14 HR, 52 RBI in 129 games) KEY BACKUP Eduardo Escobar (.236/.282/.345, 3 HR, 10 RBI in 66 games...
Via Fox Sports North
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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