|Jan. 17 9:10 AM PT10:10 AM MT11:10 AM CT12:10 PM ET12:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 CST10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE11:10 AM CT-The Minnesota Twins and Plouffe have agreed to a $2.35 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.
Analysis: Plouffe batted .254 with 14 home runs and 52 RBIs in 477 at-bats last season, his second as a regular in the lineup. He had 13 errors.
|Sep. 20 11:59 PM PT12:59 AM MT1:59 AM CT2:59 AM ET2:59 ET6:59 GMT14:59 CST11:59 PM MST1:59 AM EST2:29 AM VEN10:59 UAE1:59 AM CT-Plouffe returned to the Twins' lineup Saturday after missing one game.
Analysis: Plouffe left the Twins' 8-6 loss to Oakland on Thursday due to wrist soreness.
|Sep. 3 2:50 PM PT3:50 PM MT4:50 PM CT5:50 PM ET17:50 ET21:50 GMT5:50 CST2:50 PM MST4:50 PM EST5:20 PM VEN1:50 UAE (+1)4:50 PM CT-Plouffe went 3 for 3 with a home run to help Minnesota defeat Houston 10-6 on Monday.
Analysis: Plouffe is hitting .391 over a seven-game hitting streak.
|Aug. 13 8:13 AM PT9:13 AM MT10:13 AM CT11:13 AM ET11:13 ET15:13 GMT23:13 CST8:13 AM MST10:13 AM EST10:43 AM VEN19:13 UAE10:13 AM CT-Plouffe hit a two-run shot in Monday's 3-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
Analysis: Plouffe busted out of a 2-for-24 slide with two hits.
|June 30 10:43 AM PT11:43 AM MT12:43 PM CT1:43 PM ET13:43 ET17:43 GMT1:43 CST10:43 AM MST12:43 PM EST1:13 PM VEN21:43 UAE12:43 PM CT-Plouffe hit a two-run shot - his first homer since June 15 - and knocked in three runs to help Minnesota defeat Kansas City 6-2 on Saturday.
Analysis: Plouffe is batting .302 with nine RBIs over an 11-game hitting streak.
|June 16 9:46 AM PT10:46 AM MT11:46 AM CT12:46 PM ET12:46 ET16:46 GMT0:46 CST9:46 AM MST11:46 AM EST12:16 PM VEN20:46 UAE11:46 AM CT-Plouffe celebrated his 27th birthday on Saturday with three hits, including a two-run homer, in the Twins' 6-3 win over the Tigers.
Analysis: In his first game after missing 22 because of a concussion and left calf strain, Plouffe was a triple shy of the cycle.
|May 30 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 CST3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)5:12 PM CT-The Twins reinstated Plouffe from the disabled list following Friday's 4-0 loss to Detroit and is expected to play Saturday.
Analysis: Plouffe has missed the last 22 games, first because of a concussion and then due to a strained left calf muscle. He played four games for Triple-A Rochester on a rehabilitation assignment this week, hitting .333 with one home run and three RBIs in 15 at-bats.
|May 22 8:27 AM PT9:27 AM MT10:27 AM CT11:27 AM ET11:27 ET15:27 GMT23:27 CST8:27 AM MST10:27 AM EST10:57 AM VEN19:27 UAE10:27 AM CT-The Minnesota Twins have activated third baseman Trevor Plouffe from the seven-day disabled list.
Analysis: Plouffe suffered a concussion May 21 against Atlanta. He was struck in the head by Braves infielder Dan Uggla's shin while trying to break up a double play. He quickly passed the concussion tests required by Major League Baseball for reinstatement, and the Twins made the move Wednesday. Plouffe is hitting .254 with four homers and 17 RBIs this season. He is coming back in time to play in June, the month in which he hit 11 homers last season to kick off a breakout year.
|May 9 8:54 AM PT9:54 AM MT10:54 AM CT11:54 AM ET11:54 ET15:54 GMT23:54 CST8:54 AM MST10:54 AM EST11:24 AM VEN19:54 UAE10:54 AM CT-Plouffe had three hits and three RBIs as the Twins dominated the Red Sox 15-8 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Plouffe has six of his 11 RBIs over his last four games.