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James Beresford | First Baseman | #30

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (29) / 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. Fri, Nov 11, 2016 11:13:00 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.
Mon, Oct 17, 2016 06:34:00 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.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 11:18:00 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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