Brian Dozier

Twins Option Dozier; Callup Florimon
The Twins optioned shortstop Brian Dozier to triple-A Rochester and called up shortstop Pedro Florimon. Dozier is hitting .234 this season with 6 homeruns and 33 RBIs for the Twins. Florimon began the season at double-A and was hitting .251 with 3 homeruns and 27 RBIs at triple Rochester.
Texas Rallies Past Twins 4-3 in 13 Innings
Texas beat the Twins 4-3 in 13 innings Sunday night. Minnesota led 3-0 going into the bottom of the 9th inning when Texas scored 3 unearned runs off Glen Perkins. Brian Dozier started the inning but committed an error that led to the 3 unearned runs. Ian Kinsler singled off Alex Burnett in the 13…
White Sox Rout Twins 12-5
The Twins lost 12-5 at home to the Chicago White Sox Wednesday night. Nick Blackburn allowed 9 hits and 6 earned runs in 5 innings to take the loss and drop to 4-5. Jeff Manship allowed 3 earned runs in 1 inning. He was optioned to triple-A Rochester after the game. His ERA is 10.97. Darin Mast…
Twins Outslug Tigers 11-7
The Twins outscored the Tigers 11-7 in Detroit Wednesday night. Brian Dozier hit a 3-run homerun and Trevor Plouffe added a 2-run homerun for Minnesota. Josh Willingham had 3 hits, 2 runs scored and 1 RBI and Jamey Carroll was 2-5 with a run scored and 2 RBIs for the Twins. Nick Blackburn started…
Cleveland Blanks Twins 5-0
The Twins lost 5-0 at home against Cleveland Tuesday afternoon. Derek Lowe threw a complete-game 6-hit shutout with 4 walks allowed and no strikeouts. It's Lowe's first shutout in nearly 7 years. Brian Dozier had 3 hits for the Twins and Jason Marquis allowed 9 hits and 5 earned runs in…
Twins, Diamond Beat Blue Jays 4-3
The Twins downed Toronto 4-3 Sunday afternoon at Target Field. Scott Diamond threw 7 shutout innings with 5 hits allowed, no walks and had 4 strikeouts to get the win and improve to 2-0. Diamond has thrown 14 shutout innings since he's been called up from triple-A. Jared Burton struggled for…
Twins, Diamond Blank Angels 5-0
The Twins blanked the Los Angeles Angles 5-0 Tuesday night to snap a 3-game losing streak. Scott Diamond threw 7 shutout innings with 4 hits and 1 walk allowed with 6 strikeouts to get the win. Ryan Doumit hit a 2-run homerun and Brian Dozier was 2-4 with a run scored and 1 RBI for the Twins. Dan…
Twins Lose to Mariners 5-2; Dozier To Make MLB Debut
The Twins lost 5-2 at Seattle Sunday afternoon to lose 2 out of 3 this weekend against the Mariners. Ryan Doumit hit 2 solo homeruns accounting for both Minnesota runs. Denard Span was 1-3 for the Twins. Nick Blackburn threw 6 innings with 7 hits and 5 earned runs allowed to take the loss and dro…
Twins Rout Pirates 15-3
The Twins pounded the Pirates 15-3 Saturday afternoon in exhibition play in Florida. Anthony Swarzak threw 6 innings with 6 hits and 1 earned run allowed to get the win. Brian Dozier had 3 hits and 4 RBIs, Joe Mauer drove in 4 runs and Trevor Plouffe had 3 hits and 2 RBIs playing 2nd base.
Twins Beat Pirates 11-6
The Twins downed Pittsburgh in Bradenton, Florida 11-6 Thursday afternoon. Brian Dinkelman went 3-4 with a homerun and 4 RBIs and Brian Dozier went 3-5 with a homerun and 3 RBIs for Minnesota. Matt Maloney got the start on the mound and threw 3 innings with 1 earned run allowed for the Twins.