7:54 AM EDT, Tue April 28, 2015

Twins scramble lineup for Sunday's game in Seattle

The Twins have a shot to win the three game series and head home on a positive note. Chris Herrmann will fill in for Kurt Suzuki at catcher today.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Apr 21, 2015

Minnesota Twins: Kurt Suzuki's grit wins high praise from Royals' Kendall

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Watching Kurt Suzuki crumple in pain Monday night, Jason Kendall immediately feared the worst.

Twinsights: Jason Kendall can't say enough about Kurt Suzuki's grit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Watching Kurt Suzuki crumple in pain Monday night, Jason Kendall immediately feared the worst. “My heart dropped,” Kendall said Tuesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. Kendall, now a Royals special instructor, helped mentor Suzuki when he was the Oakland A’s top catching prospect a decade ago. They were inseparable for three straight spring camps, from 2005-07, and later teamed together for Suzuki’s first five weeks in the majors.  Kendall, Suzuki has said, “is who I try to model myself after. They don’t make them like that any more.” The same might be said...

Postgame Twinsights: The indestructible Kurt Suzuki just keeps ticking

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kurt Suzuki had no business making it through Monday night's game. Not after taking an Oswaldo Arcia foul smash off the top of his right foot while standing maybe 30 feet away in the on-deck circle. "On-deck circles, you’re vulnerable there when the guy swings late," Twins manager Paul Molitor said after this 7-1 loss to Kansas City. "I know it was painful, but I was hoping he’d be able to respond." As always, Suzuki responded. He didn't just take his at-bat in that second inning, he stayed in to catch the rest of the game. […] The post Postgame Twinsights: The...
Twins: Chris Herrmann gets call for injured Kurt Suzuki

Twins: Chris Herrmann gets call for injured Kurt Suzuki

DETROIT -- Chris Herrmann replaced all-star catcher Kurt Suzuki in the Twins lineup on Thursday after a rough day for the incumbent.

Twinsights: Kurt Suzuki sits after rough day at plate, in field

DETROIT -- Chris Herrmann replaced all-star catcher Kurt Suzuki in the Twins lineup on Thursday after a rough day for the incumbent. Suzuki took a Tim Stauffer breaking ball off his right thumb while trying to block a pitch in the dirt during the fourth inning Wednesday. A half inning later, Suzuki fouled a pitch off his left instep. “He got a little beat up,” Twins manager Paul Molitor said. “He’s fine. He’s a guy who can play nicked up. We saw that last year. Kurt loves to catch. He wants to catch as many games as he can.” Molitor […] The post Twinsights: Kurt Suzuki sits...

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