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Twins: Molitor's attention to detail impressed players

Twins: Molitor's attention to detail impressed players

Trevor Plouffe Brian Duensing Trevor Plouffe frequently credits Paul Molitor with helping him make huge defensive strides last season.

Twinsights: Trevor Plouffe progressing well following forearm surgery

Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe continues to progress following Sept. 29 surgery to repair a fractured left forearm suffered during the season’s final homestand. “I wouldn’t say I’m full-go on everything in the gym,” Plouffe said Monday. “I’m letting it continue to heal, but I’m doing a lot of stuff. I’m not babying it or anything. This is my second week in. I’m basically using pain as a guide. If it hurts, I stop. That hasn’t happened too often.” Plouffe, arbitration-eligible for the second time this offseason and projected to make north of $4 million in 2015,...

Twins: Molitor's attention to detail impressed players

Trevor Plouffe frequently credits Paul Molitor with helping him make huge defensive strides last season.

Twinsights: Twins players weigh in on Paul Molitor's hiring

Trevor Plouffe frequently credits Paul Molitor with helping him make huge defensive strides last season. Now that Molitor has been named the Twins’ new manager, replacing Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons, Plouffe is as eager as anyone to see how the first-ballot hall of famer will be able to impact the Twins’ overall play. “He’s the guy that everyone really wanted to replace a guy like Gardy,” Plouffe, the Twins’ third baseman, said Monday in a phone interview. “I knew the Twins had to do their due diligence and look at other options. That’s a good thing. But in my […] The...

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