Brian Dozier RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dodgers talks with Twins about Dozier are at an 'impasse'

    CBS Sports "Over the last few weeks, no player has been featured in more trade rumors than Twins second baseman Brian Dozier. The Dodgers have been connected to him more than any other team, though the Giants, Cardinals, and Braves are reportedly in the mix as well. Despite weeks of rumors, trade talks..." January 10

  • Braves could be 'stealth landing spot' for Dozier

    Hardball Talk "While they seem like a basic part of our world now, years and years ago, back when the earth was young, there were no trade rumors about Brian Dozier. It’s hard to picture that world, but carbon dating and ice core samples have established it as fact. In our current world, Brian Dozier rumors..." January 06

  • Report: Dodgers ‘heavy favorite’ to acquire Brian Dozier from Twins

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers are still aggressively pursuing improvements, and they have one target in mind. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Dodgers are regarded as the “heavy favorite” to acquire second baseman Brian Dozier from the Minnesota Twins, but the cost will be steep. De..." January 05

  • Dozier talks expected to resolve soon

    Rotoworld "This comes a few days after La Velle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that the Twins have asked teams interested in Dozier "to step up with their best offer in the coming days." Morosi confirms that the Dodgers are still one of the teams in talks with the Twins. They are..." January 04

  • Want Brian Dozier? Twins imply time's running out to consider trade offers

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Twins have been listening to offers for All-Star second baseman Brian Dozier for several weeks — but not much longer, it appears. The club would like interested teams to step up with their best offer in the coming days, or they plan to prepare for the 2017 season with Dozier as their second..." December 30

  • Cardinals are still 'very much in' the race for Brian Dozier

    CBS Sports "With Chris Sale now residing in Boston, the biggest name on the trade market is Twins second baseman Brian Dozier. Dozier swatted 42 home runs in 2016, the most ever by an AL second baseman and one short of Davey Johnson's all-time record at the position. Johnson hit 43 with the Braves in..." December 27

  • Twins have reasons to trade or keep Dozier

    MLB.com "Coming off a 42-homer season with two years and $15 million left on his contract, Twins second baseman Brian Dozier obviously has plenty of trade value. Dozier, who hit .268/.340/.546 with 99 RBIs and 104 runs scored, was one of the best players in the Majors in 2016, finishing 13th among..." December 23

  • Dodgers Have “Shown Willingness” To Include Jose De Leon In Brian Dozier Trade

    MLB Trade Rumors "There have been plenty of rumors connecting the Dodgers to Twins second baseman Brian Dozier over the past several weeks, and Yahoo’s Jeff Passan reports today that the Dodgers have now shown a willingness to include top pitching prospect Jose De Leon in a theoretical Dozier swap (Twitter links)...." December 16

  • Dodgers may still be in running for Brian Dozier

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers appear to be in can’t stop, won’t stop mode. Even after they agreed to re-sign closer Kenley Jansen and, more relevantly, infielder Justin Turner on Monday, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that there’s “no indication” the Dodgers are out of the running for Minnesota..." December 13

  • Yankees showing interest in Twins’ Brian Dozier

    Fanrag Sports "The Minnesota Twins have made no secret about their willingness to trade star second baseman Brian Dozier, and one team emerging as a possibly-interested partner is the New York Yankees. While their level of interest is unknown, they have checked in on the slugging second baseman. The Los..." December 05

  • Brian Dozier heads to winter meetings amid trade buzz

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Twins second baseman Brian Dozier will travel on Monday to baseball’s winter meetings outside Washington, D.C., a person with direct knowledge said Sunday night. Dozier reportedly has a marketing commitment for Under Armour, with whom he has an equipment contract, but the proximity of the..." December 05

  • Minnesota Twins must be ‘really inspired’ to trade Brian Dozier

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Whether Brian Dozier’s career year will result in a franchise-bolstering trade for the Twins this offseason remains an open question with baseball’s winter meetings set to open Monday outside Washington, D.C. A rival executive said recently the Twins had told at least one team they would “have..." December 04

  • Report: Twins have ‘received interest’ in Brian Dozier during GM meetings

    ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "It’s going to be a hectic offseason, relatively speaking, for the two men atop the Twins’ baseball operations department. Having just officially taken over, Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey and senior vice present and GM Thad Levine have hit the ground running at the GM meetings in..." November 10

  • Twins' Brian Dozier: Leaves game with oblique soreness

    CBS Sports "Dozier left Saturday's game against the White Sox with right oblique soreness, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports." October 02

  • What Should the Twins Do with Brian Dozier?

    Baseball Essential "With the Minnesota Twins stranded in the basement with a 55-92 record, the Twin City faithful have one thing to smile about. Second baseman Brian Dozier is having a remarkable season. Dozier totals 41 home runs, trailing only Baltimore Orioles slugger Mark Trumbo, who leads the league with..." September 17

  • Brian Dozier’s Road To Stardom

    The Sports Quotient "No path to the major leagues is easy. Just ask Brian Dozier. Coming through the minors, Dozier was seen as a high-floor, low-ceiling type of player who would most likely end up as a utility man. Power wasn’t something he was known for (only 16 HR in 365 minor league games), but Dozier had a..." September 16

  • Dozier breaks AL record for HRs by 2nd baseman

    CBS Sports "Twins second baseman Brian Dozier on Monday night against the Tigers (MIN-DET GameTracker) hit his 40th home run of 2016. In doing so, he broke Alfonso Soriano's 2002 American League record for home runs by a primary second baseman in a single season." September 13

  • Twins' Brian Dozier belts 40th to join elite list of second basemen

    ESPN "Brian Dozier reached a personal milestone amid another Minnesota loss. He's having a hard time separating those contradictory feelings. "I'm sure when the season is over, it will mean a lot more, but I just wish this was happening in (first-place) Cleveland's position or Detroit's position,..." September 13

  • Minnesota's Brian Dozier is on an unbelievable home run streak

    Fox Sports "Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has very rapidly become one of the most dangerous hitters in all of baseball. On Monday, Dozier mashed three home runs in a loss to the Royals, his 36th, 37th and 38th of the season. On Tuesday, Dozier launched a home run into deep left at Target..." September 07

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