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James Beresford | First Baseman | #30

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/19/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 170
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / MIN
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James Beresford has elected free agency.
Beresford made his major league debut in September with the Twins but was taken off the 40-man roster the next month. The 27-year-old will look to catch on in another organization. Nov 11 - 11:13 AM

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Twins sent INF James Beresford outright to Triple-A Rochester.

The club now has an extra 40-man roster spot to play with. Beresford made his major league debut late this season with the Twins, picking up five hits in 22 at-bats.
Oct 17 - 6:34 PM

Twins purchased the contract of INF James Beresford from Triple-A Rochester.

The 27-year-old Australia native earned his first call-up after batting .269/.330/.312 over 122 games in Triple-A this season. He has experience at all four infield positions and will serve as a utility infielder down the stretch. The Twins have yet to announce the corresponding roster move.
Sep 6 - 11:18 AM

Twins re-signed INF James Beresford to a minor league contract.

Beresford, who turns 27 in January, batted .307/.341/.359 with one home run and 50 RBI over 129 games this past season with Triple-A Rochester. He'll continue to serve as minor league depth in 2016.
Tue, Dec 8, 2015 01:43:00 PM

Twins optioned INF James Beresford to Triple-A Rochester.

Beresford managed one hit in seven Grapefruit League at-bats. He could be given a shot at some point in 2013.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 10:06:00 AM

Twins signed INF James Beresford to a minor league contract.

The deal includes a spring training invitation. The 23-year-old has spent the majority of his minor league career in the Twins' organization, posting an underwhelming .279/.339/.319 line with one home run in 585 games. He'll compete for a utility infielder role with the Twins.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 06:31:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jason Castro
2John Ryan Murphy
3Mitch Garver
1B1Joe Mauer
2Daniel Palka
2B1Brian Dozier
SS1Eduardo Escobar
2Jorge Polanco
3Engelb Vielma
3B1Miguel Sano
LF1Robbie Grossman
2Eddie Rosario
CF1Byron Buxton
2Danny Santana
3Zack Granite
RF1Max Kepler
DH1Kennys Vargas
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Ervin Santana
2Phil Hughes
3Hector Santiago
4Kyle Gibson
5Jose Berrios
6Tyler Duffey
7Fernando Romero
8Felix Jorge
9Justin Haley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brandon Kintzler
2Ryan Pressly
3Trevor May
4Michael Tonkin
5Taylor Rogers
6Buddy Boshers
7Pat Light
8JT Chargois
9Ryan O'Rourke
10Glen Perkins
11Yorman Landa