ATLANTA (AP) — The Minnesota Twins placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion Wednesday after he was struck in the head by Dan Uggla's shin while breaking up an attempted double play.Read Full Story
The versatile Trevor Plouffe would be a nice cost effective addition. Oh, yeah and he can bring along those 24 jacks too!
Would you consider Trevor Plouffe as an option at second base or in the outfield? An article by Steve Adams on MLBTradeRumors discussed the Twins need for starting pitching, and mentioned that infielder Trevor Plouffe might be a possibility to be on the move. This article intrigued me because Plouffe can play all of the infield positions and has a lot of power which is...Read Full Story
Trevor Plouffe could be in line to start some games with the Twins this season if there are injuries or poor form with one of the starting middle infielders.But Plouffe has not had a good camp. Because of that, he was one of five players cut on Saturday.Plouffe, outfielder Ben Revere and righthander Alex Burnett were optioned to Class AAA Rochester. Catcher Danny Rams and infielder Matt Brown were reassigned to the minor league camp.Plouffe batted ..,206 in 16 games and committed six errors...Read Full Story
Through his first six games back since jamming his right thumb on July 20, Trevor Plouffe is 1-for-22 (.045) with one RBI. It’s not exactly what one would call an enjoyable welcome-back party. It’s downright depressing. It’s even more depressing for Plouffe considering his bat is why Minnesota keeps him at third base everyday (when he’s healthy). On the year, he’s jacked 19 homers (second-most for Minnesota) with 59 RBI (fifth-most). His .259 batting average doesn’t exactly get the people...Read Full Story
Coming into the season, Danny Valencia was expected to turn the corner and entrench himself as the third baseman of the future for the Minnesota Twins.Of course, many things change in baseball and, on Sunday, the Danny Valencia era came to an end when he was shipped to Boston for a minor league outfielder.Many Twins fans are happy with the move despite the tears being shed by women in and around downtown Minneapolis, but it's strange to see what was once a rising star in 2010 (.311 with seven...Read Full Story
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