Minnesota Twins
2015 Avg.
.276
 
Career Avg.
.248
Name  Trevor Plouffe
Born  6/15/1986
Height  6-2
Weight  215
Number  24
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/25/2015 7:37:00 PM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe smacked a homer on Monday afternoon.
Insight: He finished 2-for-5 with the homer being a three-ruin shot. Plouffe is not hitting .270 with seven homers and 25 RBI so far this season.
 
5/19/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe was 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in the, 8-5, victory over the Pirates on Tuesday.
Insight: Minnesota jumped all over ex-Twins pitcher Francisco Liriano, who allowed seven runs in two innings. Plouffe capped off the six-run second with his two-run bomb. He is hitting .261/.340/.455 with six home runs and 20 RBI in 134 at-bats this season.
 
5/10/2015 10:37:00 AM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe is just 1-for-11 with five strikeouts against Indians right-hander Danny Salazar.
Insight: It isn't a big sample size, but obviously Ploufee hasn't had much luck versus Salazar. For what it's worth, the one hit Ploufee has against the Indians pitcher is a home run.
 
5/6/2015 1:12:00 PM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe is hitting .368 with two doubles and three RBI in his career versus Athletics lefty Scott Kazmir.
Insight: Plouffe is 7-for-19 with two walks and three strikeouts against Kazmir. Plouffe is hitting .268 with five home runs and 15 RBI in 97 at-bats this season.
 
5/3/2015 6:04:00 PM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe had a grand slam, going 3-for-5, with five RBI in the, 13-3, victory over the White Sox on Sunday.
Insight: Plouffe hit his grand slam in the third inning and then drove in another run on a single in the fourth. That was Plouffe's fifth homer of the season. He also had 15 RBI while hitting .278.
 
4/18/2015 11:36:00 AM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe hit a walk off home run in the 11th to lift the Twins to a, 3-2, victory over the Indians, but will sit on Saturday.
Insight: It's probably not a coincidence that he's just 1-for-11 with five strikeouts against Saturday's scheduled starter Danny Salazar. Eduardo Nunez will get the start at the hot corner.
 
4/18/2015 12:04:00 AM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe hit a walk off home run in the 11th to lift the Twins to a, 3-2, victory over the Indians.
Insight: The home run was Plouffe's only hit of the game as he went 1-for-5. Maybe this will get him going because he is hitting just .143 this season.
 
4/17/2015 11:20:00 AM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe is a career .360 hitter (9-for-25) with a pair of home runs against Cleveland right-hander Corey Kluber.
Insight: Plouffe has not started the season very well (.133 BA), so it's questionable whether he can take advantage of this favorable matchup.
 
4/6/2015 10:08:00 AM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe is the rare hitter who apparently likes facing Tigers left-hander David Price.
Insight: Plouffe is a career 6-of-12 with a home run and a 1.122 OPS in their matchups.
 
9/29/2014 5:33:00 PM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe underwent surgery to repair his fractured left forearm according to Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Insight: Plouffe originally thought he wasn't going to need the surgery, but a second opinion convinced him to receive it. He should be ready for spring training.
 
9/25/2014 4:20:00 PM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe tweeted on Thursday that he will not need surgery to repair his fractured left forearm.
Insight: Plouffe broke his forearm on Wednesday when A.J. Pollock's leg hit his arm on a slide at third base. He will not need surgery but will be in a cast for six-to-eight weeks. We expect him to be fine for spring training next year.
 
9/24/2014 3:59:00 PM
Description: Minnesota third baseman Trevor Plouffe is done for the season after the diagnosis came back as a fractured left forearm.
Insight: Plouffe collided with A.J. Pollock. He'll finish the season batting .258 with 14 HR, 79 RBI and a .750 OPS.
 
8/23/2014 9:55:00 AM
Description: Minnesota third baseman Trevor Plouffe went 3-for-6 with a double, a homer, three RBI and four runs Friday against the Tigers.
Insight: Plouffe has driven in a career-high 63 runs in 420 at-bats this season and he's tied for second in the AL with 34 doubles, but he's only hitting .245 with 10 homers and a .719 OPS.
 
8/15/2014 12:30:00 PM
Description: Minnesota third baseman Trevor Plouffe is an ugly 1-for-12 with five strikeouts against Royals starter Danny Duffy.
Insight: Plouffe has not hit for the power he has in past seasons. He hit 24 in 2012 and fantasy owners were hoping for more than the 14 he blasted last season and the eight he's hit in 100 games this year. Avoid him Friday.
 
8/11/2014 10:49:00 AM
Description: Minnesota third baseman Trevor Plouffe is questionable for Monday's game against Houston due to a bruised left foot.
Insight: Plouffe has hit .249 with 31 doubles, eight homers, 54 RBI and a .726 OPS this season, making him a low-end third baseman.
 
6/30/2014 10:13:00 AM
Description: Minnesota third baseman Trevor Plouffe is expected to be activated from the disabled list in time for Monday's game against Kansas City.
Insight: Plouffe has hit .241 with 22 doubles, five homers, 38 RBI and a .720 OPS this season so he's not in great demand by fantasy owners.
 
6/15/2014 12:00:00 PM
Description: Minnesota third baseman Trevor Plouffe has been placed on the disabled list with a left oblique strain.
Insight: Plouffe suffered the injury in the bottom of the third inning Saturday when he attempted to make a diving stop on an Ian Kinsler ground ball. He has hit .241 with 22 doubles, five homers, 38 RBI and a .720 OPS this season so he's replaceable in fantasy leagues.
 
6/14/2014 6:40:00 PM
Description: Minnesota third baseman Trevor Plouffe left Saturday's game with a left oblique strain, according to mlb.com.
Insight: Plouffe suffered the injury in the bottom of the third inning when he attempted to make a diving stop on an Ian Kinsler ground ball. He has hit .241 with 22 doubles, five homers, 38 RBI and a .720 OPS this season so he's replaceable in fantasy leagues.
 
5/26/2014 5:44:00 PM
Description: Minnesota 3B Trevor Plouffe went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Monday against the Rangers.
Insight: Plouffe only has four home runs, but he's doubled 18 times and driven in 30 runs. He's shown much better plate discipline this season (20.6 O-swing%, 10.5 BB%) and his .309 BABIP is low for a player with a 28 percent line-drive rate.
 
Cold5/10/2014 11:10:00 AM
Description: Minnesota 3B Trevor Plouffe is 1-for-13 (.077) with seven strikeouts against Detroit ace Max Scherzer.
Insight: Plouffe has zero hits in his last 16 at-bats. Add an unfavorable matchup and he shouldn't be in any fantasy lineups on Saturday. Update: Plouffe is not in the Twins starting lineup for Saturday