Minnesota Twins
2014 Avg.
.231
 
Career Avg.
.241
Name  Oswaldo Arcia
Born  5/9/1991
Height  6-0
Weight  220
Number  31
Position  RF
Bats  L
Throws  R
9/16/2014 9:47:00 AM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia had to be taken out of Monday's game with upper back tightness.
Insight: Arcia was 1-for-3, including his 18th homerun of the season, before bing removed. He has struggled from an average standpoint in 2014 (.231/.304/.456), but has shown nice power. Consider Arcia day-to-day going forward.
 
Hot9/9/2014 10:44:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia went 2-for-4 and hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning as the Twins beat the Indians, 4-3, on Tuesday.
Insight: Arcia's home run capped off a four-run fourth inning for the Twins, who then held on to win. Arcia does not hit for much of an average .220/.293/.439, but he does occasionally hit a long ball. He has 16 homers and 48 RBI on the year.
 
Hot8/23/2014 11:57:00 AM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia is not in the lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader, but he's expected to play in Game 2, according to LaVelle E. Neal III of the Star Tribune.
Insight: Arcia spent most of the night in the hospital with his sick child. He has six homers, three doubles and 14 RBI over his last 10 games.
 
Hot8/23/2014 9:53:00 AM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia has blasted six homers in his last 10 games.
Insight: Arcia has driven in 14 runs in that span. The 23-year-old suddenly has 14 homers, 40 RBI, 36 runs and a .764 OPS in 265 at-bats this season.
 
8/12/2014 5:24:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia (back) is in the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Arcia hurt his back on a swing Friday and missed the last three games. He's hitting .227 with eight homers, 26 RBI and a .702 OPS in 225 at-bats this season.
 
7/30/2014 5:07:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia is out again Wednesday, according to Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Insight: Arcia's son was born Tuesday morning. He's back with the team but isn't in the lineup. The 23-year-old has hit .221 with seven homers in 195 at-bats this season.
 
7/29/2014 7:45:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia is not with the team on Tuesday due to the birth of his son, according to Rhett Bollinger of mlb.com.
Insight: Arcia is expected back with the Twins on Wednesday, so he hasn't been placed on the paternity leave list. The 23-year-old has hit .221 with seven homers in 195 at-bats this season.
 
6/8/2014 1:01:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia is back in the lineup Sunday.
Insight: Arcia (.281, 4 HR, 13 RBI) sprained his ankle Thursday night on a pickoff play at second base. He'll serve as the designated hitter Sunday against Houston.
 
6/7/2014 12:28:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia is not in the lineup again as Minnesota faces off against Houston on Saturday afternoon.
Insight: Arcia (.281, 4 HR, 13 RBI) sprained his ankle Thursday night on a pickoff play at second base. He was confident he would return on Saturday, but that apparently isn't happening.
 
6/6/2014 6:42:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia won't suit up Friday against Houston. SOURCE: Fox Sports North
Insight: Arcia (.286, 4 HR, 13 RBI) sprained his ankle last night on a pickoff play at second base. He's confident he'll return on Saturday. Jason Kubel (.230, 1 HR, 13 RBI) is filling in at right field tonight.
 
6/6/2014 11:55:00 AM
Description: Minnesota right fielder Oswaldo Arcia sprained his right ankle and left the game in the sixth inning Thursday against Milwaukee.
Insight: Arcia, who hit a grand slam in the third inning, rolled his ankle when he was picked off second base. It's a bad break for the 23-year-old, who's batting .366 over his last 10 games and .286 overall (4 HR, 13 RBI). Consider Arcia, who was replaced by Chris Parmelee, day-to-day.
 
Hot5/29/2014 9:18:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia went 3-for-5 in Thursday's loss to the Rangers.
Insight: By doing so, he extended his hitting streak to six games. Now that Chris Colabello (.232, 4 HR, 30 RBI) is back in the minors, Arcia (.257, 1 HR, 2 RBI) should see regular at bats in right field.
 
Hot5/29/2014 12:38:00 PM
Description: Minnesota outfielder Oswaldo Arcia has hit well in the cleanup role over the past three games.
Insight: Although batting .200 for the season, he's hitting at a .333 pace since being installed into the No. 4 hole. We have our doubts as to whether this level of production will continue long-term.
 
4/9/2014 5:14:00 PM
Description: According to Rhett Bollinger of mlb.com, the Twins are expected to place outfielder Oswaldo Arcia (wrist) on the disabled list.
Insight: Arcia hit .251 with 14 HR and 43 RBI last season while striking out 117 times in 351 at-bats. He hit .111 in his first four games and is dealing with right wrist issues for the second straight season.
 
4/7/2014 10:49:00 AM
Description: Minnesota right fielder Oswaldo Arcia is questionable for Monday's game against Oakland with a sore left wrist.
Insight: Arcia has done nothing to warrant attention from fantasy owners. He batted .251 with 14 HR and 43 RBI last season, but is hitting just .111 so far this spring.
 
8/30/2013 10:25:00 AM
Description: Minnesota right fielder Oswaldo Arcia is questionable for Friday's game against Texas with a sore left wrist.
Insight: Arcia (.254, 10 HR, 32 RBI) has played once since Aug. 19. He is traveling with the team on the road trip so that's a bit of encouragement, but his fantasy value is minimal.
 
8/28/2013 9:37:00 AM
Description: Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia will travel with the team for their weekend series in Texas. SOURCE: Brandon Warne, 1500 AM ESPN Twin Cities
Insight: He's still out with a bruised wrist but it looks like he could return any day now. Josh Willingham (.213, 12 HR, 45 RBI) has been playing left field in Arcia's absence.
 
8/28/2013 9:37:00 AM
Description: Minnesota right fielder Oswaldo Arcia is questionable for Wednesday's game against Kansas City with a sore left wrist.
Insight: Arcia (.254, 10 HR, 32 RBI) has played once over the past week and hasn't produced so for a while and may be sidelined until the injury heals.
 
8/23/2013 9:47:00 PM
Description: Minnesota right fielder Oswaldo Arcia's MRI came back clean. SOURCE: St. Paul Pioneer Press
Insight: He's dealing with a bruised wrist. Arcia (.257, 10 HR, 32 RBI) hasn't played since Monday, though it doesn't sound like a trip to the DL will be necessary.
 
8/23/2013 11:35:00 AM
Description: Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia is questionable for Friday's game against Cleveland with a sore left wrist. he still felt pain during a Thursday batting practice session.
Insight: Arcia has hit safely in nine of the last 11 games, but his average is still hovering below .260 with a .750 OPS. He has hit 10 homers in 272 at-bats which extrapolated over 500 plus at-bats would yield around 20 homers a season.