|July 4 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 ET17:21 GMT1:21 10:21 AM MST12:21 PM EST12:51 PM VEN21:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-The Minnesota Twins have placed Plouffe on the disabled list because of a broken left rib. He'll likely miss more than a month.
Analysis: Plouffe was hit by a pitch Wednesday at Chicago and played the next two games, going 3 for 4 with a home run Friday against Texas. The pain flared up over the weekend and he was scratched from the lineup Sunday.
|July 1 8:32 PM PT9:32 PM MT10:32 PM CT11:32 PM ET23:32 ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST11:02 PM VEN7:32 UAE (+1)10:32 PM CT-Plouffe had three hits Friday.
Analysis: He had just two hits in his previous five games.
|June 23 2:27 PM PT3:27 PM MT4:27 PM CT5:27 PM ET17:27 ET21:27 GMT5:27 2:27 PM MST4:27 PM EST4:57 PM VEN1:27 UAE (+1)4:27 PM CT-Plouffe was sidelined after straining his right groin Thursday and hopes to avoid the DL.
Analysis: Plouffe is considered day-to-day. "He's better than I thought he was going to be today," manager Paul Molitor said.
|June 23 11:14 PM PT12:14 AM MT1:14 AM CT2:14 AM ET2:14 ET6:14 GMT14:14 11:14 PM MST1:14 AM EST1:44 AM VEN10:14 UAE1:14 AM CT-Plouffe went 3 for 4 with an RBI and two runs scored in Wednesday's victory over Philadelphia.
Analysis: Plouffe still isn't having a very good season, though he's been productive of late. The third baseman is hitting .409 on the Twins' current homestand and has driven in 11 runs over his last 14 games.
|June 9 9:56 AM PT10:56 AM MT11:56 AM CT12:56 PM ET12:56 ET16:56 GMT0:56 9:56 AM MST11:56 AM EST12:26 PM VEN20:56 UAE11:56 AM CT-Plouffe homered, doubled, drove in three runs and scored twice to key the Twins' win over the Marlins.
Analysis: Plouffe had no homers and three RBIs in his previous 20 games before breaking out Wednesday.
|May 24 1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET16:00 ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 PM MST3:00 PM EST3:30 PM VEN0:00 UAE (+1)3:00 PM CT-Plouffe had three hits in a 10-4 loss to Kansas City on Monday.
Analysis: Plouffe, batting .261 in 29 games, was 0 for 16 in his previous four.
|May 11 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET12:02 ET16:02 GMT0:02 9:02 AM MST11:02 AM EST11:32 AM VEN20:02 UAE11:02 AM CT-Plouffe homered, doubled and drove in three runs in a 5-3 loss to Baltimore on Tuesday.
Analysis: Plouffe is 5 for 11 in his last three games after batting .236 in his first 15.
|Apr. 19 11:06 PM PT12:06 AM MT1:06 AM CT2:06 AM ET2:06 ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST1:36 AM VEN10:06 UAE1:06 AM CT-The Twins have placed Plouffe on the 15-day disabled list with a right intercostal strain.
Analysis: Plouffe was placed on the list on Tuesday, two days after he left a win over the Angels in the 11th inning after feeling some discomfort near his ribcage. Plouffe has emerged as one of the team leaders, and his hot bat helped propel the team to three straight victories after a 0-9 start to the season. Manager Paul Molitor says the Twins remain hopeful that Plouffe will be ready to come back to the team as soon as the 15 days are up.
|Apr. 18 2:46 PM PT3:46 PM MT4:46 PM CT5:46 PM ET17:46 ET21:46 GMT5:46 2:46 PM MST4:46 PM EST5:16 PM VEN1:46 UAE (+1)4:46 PM CT-Plouffe went 3 for 4 with a double and RBI on Sunday.
Analysis: It was his second straight 3-for-4 game and third in a row with multiple hits. He has four RBIs in his last four games.