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Trevor Plouffe | Third Baseman

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/15/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Trevor Plouffe underwent surgery Monday to repair a fractured left forearm.
Plouffe injured his forearm last Wednesday and was told by one doctor that surgery wasn't necessary, but he apparently went through with the procedure after getting a second opinion. Either way, it's expected that he'll be ready for spring training. Sep 29 - 4:35 PM

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Trevor Plouffe will get a second opinion on his fractured left forearm.

Plouffe was already told by one doctor that surgery isn't necessary, but he just wants to be certain. Either way, it sounds like he should be fine by spring training.
Sep 25 - 5:21 PM

Trevor Plouffe will not need surgery on his fractured left forearm.

Plouffe suffered the injury Wednesday when A.J. Pollock's leg hit his arm on a slide into third base. The good news is that he won't need surgery, but he will wear a cast for 6-8 weeks. He should be fine for spring training next year.
Sep 25 - 3:59 PM

Trevor Plouffe is done for the season after being diagnosed with a fractured left forearm.

Plouffe suffered the injury Wednesday after hitting his left arm on the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock's knee as he slid into third base. It's not clear at this point if he'll need surgery. While it's certainly an unfortunate ending to his season, Plouffe should be fine by the time spring training rolls around. His season concludes with a .258/.328/.423 batting line, 14 homers and 80 RBI.
Sep 24 - 3:16 PM

Trevor Plouffe left Wednesday's game against the Diamondbacks after hitting his left forearm on A.J. Pollock's knee.

The Twins should have more on Plouffe's status later Wednesday. Plouffe had a sac fly and drew a couple walks before exiting.
Sep 24 - 2:57 PM

Trevor Plouffe had a four-hit effort against the Diamondbacks Tuesday, finishing 4-for-4 with a run scored.

The only thing lacking in Plouffe's game was some run production, as all four of his hits went for singles and none drove in a run. Still, it was another good game for the third baseman, who has 15 hits in his last 38 at-bats. The hot stretch has his overall line at .258/.326/.423.
Sep 23 - 11:34 PM

Trevor Plouffe delivered a walk-off RBI single in a 5-4 win over the Indians in 10 innings on Friday.

Danny Santana and Brian Dozier each singled to begin the 10th inning before Joe Mauer was intentionally walked to load the bases. Kyle Crockett managed to get rookie Kennys Vargas to strike out swinging, but Terry Francona brought in Josh Tomlin to face Plouffe, who dropped a single into center field to end it. Plouffe hasn't been able to maintain the form he showed in August, but he's had a productive year on the whole, batting .251/.321/.422 with 14 home runs and 79 RBI.
Sep 20 - 12:43 AM

Trevor Plouffe went 2-for-4 with a home run in Sunday's win over the White Sox.

The homer was Plouffe's 14th of the season as he homered in back-to-back games. It's been a quietly productive year for the 28-year-old, who has 76 RBI and 67 runs scored to go with his 14 homers. Plouffe is hitting .251/.322/.427 overall.
Sep 14 - 5:39 PM

Trevor Plouffe went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in a loss to the Orioles on Sunday.

Plouffe hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning, his 12th home run of the year, and added an RBI walk in the ninth. The homer was his fifth in August, a month in which he hit .317 with 24 RBI. He's a streaky hitter but when he's on, as he is currently, he's a mixed league asset for his power alone.
Aug 31 - 5:27 PM

Trevor Plouffe hit his 11th home run of the season in Friday's loss to the Orioles.

His solo shot in the seventh was the only offense of the game for the Twins. Plouffe was pretty quiet from May through July, but he's batting .299 with four home runs and 21 RBI through 24 games this month.
Aug 29 - 11:23 PM

Trevor Plouffe doubled and drove in three runs in the Twins 20-6 win over the Tigers.

In addition to driving in three, Plouffe scored four runs thanks to the Twins' offensive outburst. For the season, he has nine home runs and 63 batted in. His overall slash line isn't particularly shiny, though, as he's hitting .242/.309/.396 this season.
Aug 23 - 2:29 AM

Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning, his only hit in four at-bats, but the Twins were unable to come back in Monday's loss to the Royals.

The Royals went into the bottom of the ninth inning with a five-run lead, but Aaron Crow allowed two one-out singles before surrendering a three-run home run to Plouffe. The third baseman has had middling numbers following a hot April. He stands with nine home runs, 58 RBI, and a .244/.313/.400 slash line.
Aug 18 - 11:38 PM

Trevor Plouffe (foot) went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout Monday against the Astros.

Plouffe came out of Sunday's game after he fouled a ball off his left foot, but X-rays came back negative. The 28-year-old should be good to go moving forward.
Aug 12 - 4:17 AM

Trevor Plouffe (foot) is considered day-to-day after X-rays came back negative of Sunday.

He was diagnosed with a bruised foot after fouling a ball off of it during Sunday's game. He should return to the Twins lineup in a day or two.
Aug 10 - 4:29 PM

Trevor Plouffe will undergo an X-ray on his left foot.

Plouffe fouled a ball off the foot during Saturday's game. The Twins should have an update on the X-ray results later Sunday. Eduardo Nunez is at third base in Plouffe's place.
Aug 10 - 2:19 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Kurt Suzuki
2Josmil Pinto
1B1Joe Mauer
2B1Brian Dozier
2Eric Farris
SS1Danny Santana
2Eduardo Escobar
3Jose Martinez
3B1Trevor Plouffe
2Eduardo Nunez
3Miguel Sano
LF1Jordan Schafer
2Chris Herrmann
CF1Aaron Hicks
2Eddie Rosario
RF1Oswaldo Arcia
2Shane Robinson
DH1Kennys Vargas
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Phil Hughes
2Ervin Santana
3Ricky Nolasco
4Kyle Gibson
5Tommy Milone
6Trevor May
7Mike Pelfrey
8Alex Meyer
9Jason Wheeler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Glen Perkins
2Casey Fien
3Brian Duensing
4Caleb Thielbar
5Ryan Pressly
6Aaron Thompson
7A.J. Achter
8Logan Darnell
9Michael Tonkin
10Lester Oliveros
11J.R. Graham
12Tim Stauffer
13Mark Hamburger