Hear there was no real talk between #MNTwins & Plouffe about a long-term deal. Interesting case study on what that'd look like now vs later.
trevor plouffe, twins settle at $7.25M
Twinkie Town "This morning the Twins announced that they had reached an agreement on a one-year deal with Trevor Plouffe, avoiding arbitration and ensuring that all arbitration-eligible players are under contract. Plouffe's one-year deal is for $7.25 million. Plouffe had submitted a salary figure of $7.95..." January 25
MLB Daily Dish "It's no secret that the Angels are being aggressive in their search for a third baseman this offseason, and a new trade candidate on the market may pique their interest. According to a report from Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register, the Halos are likely to have interest in Twins third..." November 12
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Despite another lost Twins season, third baseman Trevor Plouffe had self-direction to finish the campaign strong. Then in Wednesday's 2-1 win over Arizona, his left forearm snapped, ending his season with four games remaining. "It sucks for him," said second baseman Brian Dozier. "I know he..." September 25
Hardball Talk "Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe suffered a fractured left forearm this afternoon while sliding into third base, ending his season. Plouffe has had a solid year, hitting .258 with 14 homers, 40 doubles, and a .751 OPS in 136 games while playing improved defense at third base." September 24
Fox Sports North "Trevor Plouffe has not yet seen the documentary "Ballplayer: Pelotero" but the Twins' third baseman has a vague understanding of what the film is about. The movie takes a look at the life of baseball prospects in the Dominican Republic, and it focuses specifically on two teenagers, including..." February 04
#MNTwins announce they tendered contracts to Brian Duensing, Anthony Swarzak and Trevor Plouffe. No non-tenders.
No Plouffe in today's lineup, no word on status yet. Carroll leading off and playing 3B
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe remained with the team and was scheduled to undergo a full-impact test before Thursday's game at Comerica Park. Plouffe, placed Wednesday on the seven-day concussion disabled list, was admittedly groggy after taking a Dan Uggla knee to the back of the head on..." May 24
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Chris Colabello's baseball journey from independent baseball has reached the major leagues. The Twins have added Colabello, veteran of seven seasons in the Can-Am League, to their roster for Wednesday's game with the Braves, calling him up from Class AAA Rochester to replace Trevor Plouffe, who..." May 22
St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Twins lost another game they should have won Tuesday night. Now they must hope they didn't lose their starting third baseman in the process. A scary moment came in the top of the 10th inning of Minnesota's 5-4 loss to the Atlanta Braves, when Trevor Plouffe was injured trying to break up..." May 22
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe has been placed on the seven-day disabled list after showing concussion symptoms following a collision at second base late in Tuesday night's loss. Plouffe was examined by a doctor at Turner Field, but has yet to undergo a full impact test. That will happen in..." May 22
Minneapolis Star Tribune "See the bruise on Trevor Plouffe’s biceps? Badge of honor. The soreness in his ribs? A sign of respect. The Twins third baseman is getting a little recognition, a sort-of tribute, from opposing pitchers these days. And it hurts a little bit. “They think of him as a power hitter,” manager Ron..." April 11
Trevor Plouffe (calf) is expected to return tomorrow in a Minor League game.
Twins GM Terry Ryan said Trevor Plouffe's MRI results came back "favorable." Doesn't think he'll be out more than a week.