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Ehire Adrianza | Shortstop | #16

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 170
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2006 / UDFA / SF
Contract: view contract details

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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. Jul 16 - 5:02 PM

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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.
Jul 3 - 11:44 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.
Jul 3 - 5:49 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.
Jun 28 - 10:48 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.
Jun 26 - 5:07 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.
Jun 22 - 10:20 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.
Jun 21 - 11:32 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.
Jun 17 - 6:29 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.
May 5 - 4:56 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.
Apr 20 - 12:20 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.
Apr 16 - 2:02 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.
Apr 11 - 6:31 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.
Apr 9 - 11:42 AM

Ehire Adrianza (oblique) has yet to resume swinging a bat.

Adrianza strained his right oblique during Grapefruit League play two weeks ago. He figures to miss most, if not all, of April.
Apr 7 - 10:41 AM

Twins placed INF Ehire Adrianza on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right oblique.

Adrianza suffered the oblique strain last weekend in a Grapefruit League game and figures to miss about two weeks of regular-season action. The 27-year-old infielder carries no fantasy relevance as a .220/.292/.313 career hitter.
Mar 30 - 9:56 AM

Depth Charts

C1Jason Castro
2Mitch Garver
1B1Joe Mauer
2B1Brian Dozier
SS1Eduardo Escobar
2Jorge Polanco
3Ehire Adrianza
3B1Miguel Sano
LF1Eddie Rosario
CF1Byron Buxton
2Zack Granite
RF1Max Kepler
DH1Robbie Grossman
2Kennys Vargas
Starting Pitcher
S1Ervin Santana
2Jose Berrios
3Hector Santiago
4Adalberto Mejia
5Kyle Gibson
6Aaron Slegers
7Stephen Gonsalves
8Lewis Thorpe
9Zack Littell
Relief Pitcher
R1Matt Belisle
2Taylor Rogers
3Tyler Duffey
4Glen Perkins
5Trevor Hildenberger
6Ryan Pressly
7Dillon Gee
8Alan Busenitz
9John Curtiss
10Buddy Boshers
11Gabriel Moya
12Trevor May
13Phil Hughes
14JT Chargois