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Jan 13, 2017
NumberFire
Trevor Plouffe is heading back to his home state of California to play for Oakland, but is it a good fit given his strengths on the diamond?
Jan 11, 2017
KFFL
Free-agent 3B Trevor Plouffe (Twins) agreed to a one-year deal with the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, ...
Athletics Nation Jan 16, 2017
The Weekly Bernie, 1/16/17: Oakland A’s add veterans Trevor Plouffe and Santiago Casilla in busy week

The Weekly Bernie, 1/16/17: Oakland A’s add veterans Trevor Plouffe and Santiago Casilla in busy week

The A’s continued to target discount free agents this past week, while the biggest bat on the market might be closing in on a new deal with his old team. Welcome back to The Weekly Bernie! It’s the best dance in the game, so let’s get rolling once more! The A’s struck twice in free agency this past week, signing third baseman Trevor Plouffe and reliever Santiago Casilla. Plouffe’s contract is a one year deal worth about $5 million, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. The signing will likely push young stud Ryon Healy from third base to first base and designated hitter....
NumberFire Jan 13, 2017
How Does Trevor Plouffe Fit in With the Oakland A's?

How Does Trevor Plouffe Fit in With the Oakland A's?

Trevor Plouffe is heading back to his home state of California to play for Oakland, but is it a good fit given his strengths on the diamond?
Athletics Nation Jan 13, 2017
Who should the Oakland A’s DFA for Trevor Plouffe and Santiago Casilla?

Who should the Oakland A’s DFA for Trevor Plouffe and Santiago Casilla?

The Oakland A’s signed two new players this week, 3B Trevor Plouffe and RHP Santiago Casilla. Before those additions can become official, though, space must be made on the 40-man roster. That means two current players have to be removed, so, unless there is a specific follow-up trade in the works, two guys will be designated for assignment. Here is the 40-man roster as it stands entering Friday: Pitchers Hitters Starters Sonny Gray (R) Sean Manaea (L) Kendall Graveman (R) Andrew Triggs (R) Jharel Cotton (R) Daniel Mengden (R) Raul Alcantara (R) Jesse Hahn...
Athletics Nation Jan 13, 2017
Updating the Oakland A’s lineup with Trevor Plouffe

Updating the Oakland A’s lineup with Trevor Plouffe

The Oakland A’s are suddenly making moves at a rapid pace. After adding just one MLB player in the first two months of the offseason (Matt Joyce), they have now added three more in the last two weeks: OF Rajai Davis, 3B Trevor Plouffe, and RHP Santiago Casilla. We already talked about Rajai taking the leadoff spot, but let’s see how Plouffe fits into the lineup. Plouffe is likely to get the bulk of time at 3B, with Ryon Healy at DH and 1B (with Alonso).— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) January 11, 2017 That tells us a lot about the defensive positioning, which is half the story....
Athletics Nation Jan 11, 2017
The Pros and Cons of Trevor Plouffe on the Oakland A’s

The Pros and Cons of Trevor Plouffe on the Oakland A’s

The Oakland A’s added another short-term veteran on Tuesday, signing infielder Trevor Plouffe to a one-year, $5 million contract. The move was rumored a week ago, and at the time I was not in favor of the idea. I’m still not, in general, but above all I like to keep an open mind. Plouffe is here and this is happening, so let’s walk through the pros and cons to see what we’ve got. Pro: He was pretty good in 2014-15 Over those two seasons, Plouffe averaged 3 WAR per year, on either scale. That’s easily an everyday player. He was decent with the bat both years, with a 106 wRC+...
The Republican Jan 11, 2017
Boston Red Sox-MLB rumors: Athletics reportedly agree to deal with Trevor Plouffe who Sox had interest in

Boston Red Sox-MLB rumors: Athletics reportedly agree to deal with Trevor Plouffe who Sox had interest in

The Red Sox reportedly were interested in signing Trevor Plouffe in December. They already have utility infielders Josh Rutledge, Marco Hernandez and Brock Holt.
Over the Monster Jan 11, 2017
Red Sox miss out on Trevor Plouffe

Red Sox miss out on Trevor Plouffe

It’s not always the stars that get away Trevor Plouffe, rumored to be a bench target for the Boston Red Sox, has signed a one-year deal with the Oakland Atheltics. Earlier in the offseason, when the Cleveland Indians landed Edwin Encarnacion on a surprisingly short contract, much was made by some of the local media about the Red Sox “missing out” on the guy who had the best chance to actually replace David Ortiz at DH, rather than just taking his at bats. As I saw it, though, that free agency saga had way too much going on to really condemn the Red Sox for any inaction. Between the...
Twinkie Town Jan 11, 2017
Trevor Plouffe Signs With Oakland A's

Trevor Plouffe Signs With Oakland A's

The former Twins third baseman, released this offseason, finds a new home in the Bay Area. A late Tweet last night from Ken Rosenthal (he is everywhere, and nowhere, shadow and flesh) read as following: Sources: Free-agent infielder Trevor Plouffe to Athletics. Agreement in place. Deal pending a physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 11, 2017 Multiple outlets have confirmed the signing, including TT's sister wife Athletics Nation. Their version is here. Trevor will take over at third for Danny Valencia, who was moved this winter, and whom I've never heard of. Plouffe...

Trevor Plouffe agrees to one-year deal with Oakland

The former No. 1 draft pick by the Twins has reached a deal with oakland, which finished last in the American League West in 2015 and 2016.
KFFL Jan 11, 2017

Athletics | Trevor Plouffe to A's

Free-agent 3B Trevor Plouffe (Twins) agreed to a one-year deal with the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, ...
CSN Bay Area Jan 10, 2017

Report: A's agree to deal with free-agent infielder Trevor Plouffe

The A's are reportedly adding another bat to the lineup this offseason as the club has agreed to a deal with free-agent infielder Trevor Plouffe. Plouffe,
Athletics Nation Jan 10, 2017
Oakland A’s sign 3B Trevor Plouffe, per Ken Rosenthal

Oakland A’s sign 3B Trevor Plouffe, per Ken Rosenthal

The infielder’s spot on the 2017 Athletics isn’t clear, but welcome Trevor Plouffe to Oakland! We got news! Sources: Free-agent infielder Trevor Plouffe to Athletics. Agreement in place. Deal pending a physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 11, 2017 And that news is fairly meh, though there are reasons Plouffe makes sense. Welcome to 2017, where dingers are the new norm, bad defense is the old, and strikeouts will run rampant. ***This article is updating. Stay tuned for more details and analysis.***
Talking Chop Jan 8, 2017
Braves have expressed interest in Trevor Plouffe, per report

Braves have expressed interest in Trevor Plouffe, per report

Things have been pretty quiet around the Atlanta Braves for a while now but that doesn’t mean they are set for spring training. The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo reports that Atlanta is among the teams that have expressed interest in free agent third baseman Trevor Plouffe. Plouffe’s career with the Twins went poof. He was released and now is an intriguing extra piece for a team that might be looking for a bargain and the potential for a high return. The Red Sox kicked the tires as a backup for Pablo Sandoval but may not have room on their roster. The Braves also expressed interest, and...
Athletics Nation Jan 5, 2017
MLB trade rumors: Oakland A’s interested in free agent Trevor Plouffe, for some reason

MLB trade rumors: Oakland A’s interested in free agent Trevor Plouffe, for some reason

The Oakland A’s are on the “list of teams pursuing” free agent infielder Trevor Plouffe, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Rosenthal also notes the Red Sox as another suitor, which was also reported by Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald in late December with a suggestion of a price tag around one year and $2-3 million. This rumor isn’t a big surprise. General manager David Forst is reportedly looking for another right-handed bat (via Joe Stiglich, CSN), and he’s also gone after Edwin Encarnacion and at least kicked the tires on Mark Trumbo. Plouffe has nowhere near the...

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