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Ehire Adrianza | Shortstop | #16

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 195
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2006 / UDFA / SF
Contract: view contract details

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Ehire Adrianza is dealing with a minor left calf strain.
That the Twins are referring to it as minor suggests they don't think it will be something that affects his Opening Day status. Adrianza is competing for a utility infielder job. Mar 11 - 9:20 AM

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Twins and INF Ehire Adrianza avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1 million contract.

It's his first year of arbitration eligibility. Adrianza is a career .236/.304/.338 hitter over parts of five seasons in the majors but boasts a slick glove.
Jan 12 - 11:02 AM

Ehire Adrianza went 2-for-3 with a solo home run in Sunday's loss to the Astros.

Adrianza took Mike Fiers deep for a solo dinger in the third inning. That homer was his first of the season. In 29 games, the infielder is hitting .290/.333/.403. An abdominal strain cost him several weeks of the campaign, but he has had no issues on the health front since being activated from the disabled list on July 3.
Sun, Jul 16, 2017 05:02:00 PM

Twins activated INF Ehire Adrianza from the 10-day disabled list.

Adrianza has been sidelined the last couple weeks with an abdominal strain. He'll operate in a utility role.
Mon, Jul 3, 2017 11:44:00 PM

Ehire Adrianza (abdomen) will be activated from the disabled list Tuesday.

Adrianza has already rejoined the Twins following a rehab assignment but isn't officially activated yet. He's been sidelined the last couple weeks with an abdominal strain.
Mon, Jul 3, 2017 05:49:00 PM

Ehire Adrianza (abdomen) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester on Thursday.

He'll stay with Rochester for three games before being activated on Monday when first eligible, assuming all goes well. Adrianza has been out with an abdominal strain.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017 10:48:00 AM

Ehire Adrianza (abdomen) could begin a rehab assignment in the next few days.

Adrianza was placed on the disabled list last week with an abdominal strain, but he received encouraging news from tests. He's eligible to return on Sunday and it sounds like he could be ready then.
Mon, Jun 26, 2017 05:07:00 PM

Twins placed INF Ehire Adrianza on the disabled list with an abdominal injury.

He must have suffered the injury in Wednesday's game against the White Sox. Adrianza has played sparingly this year, batting .259 over 54 at-bats as a utility player. The Twins also demoted Nik Turley on Thursday. They're expected to call up two pitchers on Friday.
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 10:20:00 PM

Ehire Adrianza went 1-for-4 with three steals and an RBI in Wednesday's win over the White Sox.

This was Adrianza's first career game with three base thefts. He also drove in a run with an RBI ground out in the third inning. The utility infielder has not done much with the bat this season -- hitting a quiet .259/.323/.333 -- but is now up to six steals through 26 games played.
Wed, Jun 21, 2017 11:32:00 PM

Ehire Adrianza notched two hits Saturday as the Twins fell to Cleveland in the first game of a day/night doubleheader.

Adrianza and Eddie Rosario were the only Twins to manage more than one hit on Saturday. He drove in two of Minnesota’s three runs with a two-out double off Ryan Merritt in the fourth inning. The 27-year-old has hit .265 with no homers, six RBI and three steals while filling a utility role this season.
Sat, Jun 17, 2017 06:29:00 PM

Twins activated INF Ehire Adrianza from the 10-day disabled list.

Adrianza has been out all season with a strained oblique. He'll be a backup infielder.
Fri, May 5, 2017 04:56:00 PM

Ehire Adrianza (oblique) is set to begin a rehab assignment Friday with High-A Fort Myers.

Adrianza has been playing in extended spring training games all week and could be ready to join the Twins' active roster as a utility infielder after 3-4 minor league rehab games. He was claimed off waivers by Minnesota in early February.
Thu, Apr 20, 2017 12:20:00 PM

Ehire Adrianza (oblique) will play 3-4 innings Monday in an extended spring training game.

Adrianza has been doing full baseball activities for a couple of days and should be ready to join the Twins' active roster as a utility infielder by next weekend. That assumes he can avoid setbacks.
Sun, Apr 16, 2017 02:02:00 PM

Ehire Adrianza (oblique) did more tee work and some defensive drills on Tuesday.

Adrianza also hit a little soft-toss in the batting cage as he works his way through an oblique strain. The infielder should be ready to join the Twins around late April.
Tue, Apr 11, 2017 06:31:00 PM

Ehire Adrianza (oblique) will hit off a tee Sunday

He had been taking underwater swings and is ready to take the next step. Adrianza could return from his oblique injury by the end of April if all goes well.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 11:42:00 AM

Depth Charts

C1Jason Castro
2Mitch Garver
1B1Joe Mauer
2B1Brian Dozier
SS1Jorge Polanco
2Eduardo Escobar
3Ehire Adrianza
3B1Miguel Sano
LF1Eddie Rosario
CF1Byron Buxton
RF1Max Kepler
2Ryan LaMarre
DH1Logan Morrison
2Robbie Grossman
Starting Pitcher
S1Ervin Santana
2Jose Berrios
3Lance Lynn
4Jake Odorizzi
5Kyle Gibson
6Phil Hughes
Relief Pitcher
R1Fernando Rodney
2Addison Reed
3Taylor Rogers
4Trevor Hildenberger
5Ryan Pressly
6Zach Duke
7Trevor May
8Tyler Kinley
9Gabriel Moya
10Alan Busenitz