Trevor Plouffe

Walking Off A Winner
Trevor Plouffe singled in Danny Santana in the 10th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 5-4 comeback victory over Cleveland, further damaging the Indians' already slim playoff hopes.
Slugfest
The Baltimore Orioles and Minnesota Twins kept circling the bases at a dizzying rate, until finally the barrage ended with numbers that resembled a slow-pitch softball game.
10,000 Home Runs
Trevor Plouffe probably won’t ever be revered as one of the Minnesota Twins’ iconic sluggers, yet he will always be able to look back on one historic swing that earned him a place in the team record book.

Plouffe hit the 10,000th home run in franchise history Friday night, arguably th…
Tigers Cool Off Twins
Justin Verlander lasted into the sixth inning, Nick Castellanos had two hits and two RBIs, and the Detroit Tigers salvaged a doubleheader split by beating the Minnesota Twins 8-6 Saturday night.
Credit The Super Glue
Phil Hughes has been pitching with a cracked nail on his right index finger, a common side effect of the sharp curveball he throws. He's kept the nail intact with super glue.

The big righty has done a nice job of holding the Minnesota Twins' rotation together, too.
Royals Stay Hot
Erik Kratz homered twice after replacing an ailing Salvador Perez, and Jason Vargas pitched seven strong innings to lead the first-place Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
One That Got Away
At the crack of the bat, San Diego Padres manager Bud Black didn't think center fielder Alexi Amarista had a chance to get Eduardo Escobar's screaming line drive.

Step by blazing step, it didn't take Amarista long to give Black and the rest of his team some much-needed hope.
Streak Stoppers
Trevor Plouffe is certain that even though his Minnesota Twins are stuck in last place in the AL Central, they've stayed mentally tough.

That's why the third baseman wasn't surprised to see his team rally an inning after losing a late lead and beat the Chicago White Sox 8-6 Saturday …
Back To Baseball
Not even the All-Star break could cool off the Tampa Bay Rays.

Ben Zobrist homered and Evan Longoria had three RBIs to lead the Rays to a 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

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