Category: ‘Catchers’

2017 Minnesota Twins Roster Projections – The Relief Pitchers
February 15th, 2017 at 9:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Over the last two weeks, we've been making some roster projections for the teams from the Twins down to Extended Spring Training. We predicted the starting pitchers earlier this week. Today we tackle the bullpen arms. Of course, there will be some crossover, especially in the lower levels.As always, the...

2017 Minnesota Twins Roster Projections – The Catchers
February 3rd, 2017 at 12:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** Today I'll start a series in which I am going to try to (somewhat) predict which players will start the season at which levels, which affiliates. It's a fun exercise to try to predict. I'm going to include everyone that is currently in the organization. As you know, the unfortunate...

Minnesota Twins Manager Paul Molitor Says C Kurt Suzuki Will Begin Season as Starter
February 22nd, 2016 at 12:20 PM
Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor said last week that Kurt Suzuki will enter spring camp as the club's starting catcher. The Twins will likley platoon Suzuki with John Ryan Murphy, who they acquired from the New York Yankees this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** The Twins are hoping Murphy can acclimate fast and take the...

Minnesota Twins’ Joe Mauer Claims Blurred Vision Due to Concussion Has Hurt Him at the Plate
February 14th, 2016 at 12:47 PM
Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer revealed that he suffers from blurred vision after incurring several blows behind the plate during the 2013 season. Mauer no longer catches, he has since been moved to first base, but the issues in the batter's box persist. ***PHOTO1*** It's obvious that Mauer has not been the...

Minnesota Twins GM Terry Ryan: Joe Mauer Done with Catching, Will Remain Permanent First Baseman
February 3rd, 2016 at 11:21 AM
It's been almost three years since Joe Mauer last put on the catcher's gear for the Minnesota Twins, as he has been their permanent first baseman going back to the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Because of the injury risk that comes with being the everyday catcher, Twins general manager Terry Ryan confirmed this...