12:12 PM EDT, Mon March 30, 2015

Twinsights: Josmil Pinto out with strained quad

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Twins catcher Josmil Pinto has a strained right quadriceps and is day to day, general manager Terry Ryan said Friday. “It’s nothing serious, but we certainly are taking it day to day with him,” Ryan said. “I’m not too worried about it, and neither is anybody else.” The injury happened in a drill, Ryan said. Pinto, 25, spent the first two-plus months last season as the primary backup to Kurt Suzuki. Pinto hit .219 with seven home runs in 169 at-bats, but his on-base percentage dipped to .315 and he failed to throw out any of […] The post Twinsights: Josmil...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Feb 28, 2015

Minnesota Twins: Kurt Suzuki plunked on knee, should be OK

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- All-star catcher Kurt Suzuki gave the Twins a scare Saturday when he hobbled back to the clubhouse after taking an errant Ryan Pressly pitch off his kneecap area.

Twinsights: Kurt Suzuki OK after getting dinged on the knee

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- All-star catcher Kurt Suzuki gave the Twins a scare Saturday when he hobbled back to the clubhouse after taking an errant Ryan Pressly pitch off his kneecap area. Suzuki was catching a round of live batting practice at Hammond Stadium that included hitters Torii Hunter, Aaron Hicks and Oswaldo Arcia. Pressly slipped while delivering a changeup, and the ball crossed up Suzuki when it came out hotter than normal. “It was my fault,” Pressly said. “I just slipped on the mound and yanked a changeup down. The ball caught (Suzuki) in the meaty part right between […] The...

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