12:10 AM EDT, Wed May 04, 2016

Twins-Brewers: Polanco called up. Abad returns. Tarp returns.

The Twins officially placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the 15-day disabled list and called up infielder Jorge Polanco from Class AAA Rochester.
Twinkie Town Apr 19, 2016

Trevor Plouffe placed on 15 day DL

The Twins have placed Trevor Plouffe, who has been day-to-day with an intercostal strain (that's like a ribcage muscle), on the 15-day DL. Plouffe was removed from Sunday's game due to the injury. The Twins are calling up shortstop Jorge Polanco from AAA Rochester to take Plouffe's place. Miguel Sano took grounders at third base before the game on Monday, but Paul Molitor downplayed the chances of Sano moving in from right field and called it, "more of an emergency measure." Molly likely does not want to interrupt Sano's progress in learning his new position in the outfield, but we may see...
Twinkie Town Apr 19, 2016

Tuesday Twins: People are making fun of us for properly using duct tape

G' MORNING MATES! Here are the links: Part of the padding on the outfield wall at Target Field came loose last night, and (much to Danny Gladden's delight) someone ran out there with duct tape to fix it. Now people are making fun of us. Trevor Plouffe is day-to-day with a strained rib cage muscle and could end up on the DL soon. Two seventy-somethings are helping the Twins turn their season around (and don't tell me luck doesn't count for anything). Forbes had some nice things to say about the Twins in their 30 Teams In 30 Days overview. As this cool ESPN article on Max...

Plouffe updates his injury situation

The Twins third baseman will be sidelined a couple of days, maybe longer.

VIDEO: Plouffe cuts the Angels' lead in half with RBI double

Back-to-back doubles from rightfielder Miguel Sano and third baseman Trevor Plouffe off of Angels starter Nick Tropeano in the bottom of the fourth Sunday cut the Angels' lead to 2-1. Plouffe has hit an RBI double in each game of the series. He is...

VIDEO: Plouffe's double evens the game at four

Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe evened the score at four with an RBI double to left off of Angels starter Jered Weaver in the bottom of the fifth Saturday. Plouffe is 3-for-3 Saturday with a single in the first and a solo home run in the third. He...

VIDEO: Plouffe's solo homer cuts Angels' lead to one

Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe lifted a curveball from Jered Weaver over the left-field wall for a solo shot in the bottom of the third to cut the Angels' lead to 4-3. It was Plouffe's second home run. He is now 6 for 16 (.375) against Weaver in...

Plouffe frustrated after latest loss

Twins third baseman can't believe they have started the season 0-9
Northwest Herald Apr 14, 2016

White Sox sweep series; Twins fall to 0-9

MINNEAPOLIS – Trevor Plouffe lingered in the dugout after Minnesota's ninth straight loss to open the season, staring at the diamond in disappointment.

Does Twins' losing streak mean they're doomed to bad season?

No team has ever started 0-7 and made the playoffs, but as Trevor Plouffe points out, the Twins' 1991 champs stumbled at the start, too.

Plouffe's prescription: 'Deep breaths'

Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe says his team is pressing at the plate, and the only solution is to calm down and forget the record.

Trevor Plouffe Photos

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