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Kurt Suzuki

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Twins | Kurt Suzuki out

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:02:58 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki is not in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 29, against the Baltimore Orioles. C Eric Fryer is starting behind the plate and batting eighth.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Mike Berardino

Twins | Kurt Suzuki lands extension

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:30:45 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki signed a two-year, $12 million contract extension Thursday, July 31. The deal also includes a vesting option for the 2017 season. Suzuki is hitting .304 with two home runs and 41 RBIs on the year.

Fantasy Tip: Suzuki has been one of the few bright spots this year for the Twinkies. He won't provide much power, but with the way he's swinging the lumber this year, he's useful in most formats when he's in the lineup.

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Twins | Not close to extension with Kurt Suzuki

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:12:39 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki and the team are "very far apart" in contract extension talks, according to a baseball source.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jerry Crasnick

Twins | Extension for Kurt Suzuki?

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:00:06 -0700

The Minnesota Twins and C Kurt Suzuki have had discussions about an extension, and there's a reasonable chance they reach an agreement.

Fantasy Tip: Suzuki's batting average bubble should burst sometime later this season, but he's still valuable in two-catcher setups.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

Twins | No progress in extending Kurt Suzuki

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:39:20 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki is owed just $886,612 after the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday, July 31. He could earn another $500,000 in bonuses for games caught. The team has an interest in signing Suzuki beyond this season, but a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Tuesday, July 29, that there had been no progress.

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Twins | GM to stay behind at deadline

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:20:17 -0700

The Minnesota Twins will likely be sellers at the trade deadline, so Twins general manager Terry Ryan is skipping the team's road trip to Kansas City and Chicago in order to work the phones. C Kurt Suzuki, OF Josh Willingham, RP Brian Duensing and RP Casey Fien have been mentioned as trade candidates.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - La Velle E. Neal III

Orioles | Not pursuing Kurt Suzuki

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:29:11 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki is not a trade target of the Baltimore Orioles, a source said Tuesday, July 29.

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Twins | Kurt Suzuki has potential suitors

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:46:50 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki is the subject of trade interest by several teams, including the Baltimore Orioles and St. Louis Cardinals.

Fantasy Tip: Both lost big-name catchers in Matt Wieters (elbow) for the rest of the season and Yadier Molina (thumb) for at least a big chunk of the remainder. Suzuki would receive an upgrade at either potential destination and would be a valuable league-crosser, even with his BA likely to drop a little.

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Twins | Kurt Suzuki looking for fair annual value

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:20:10 -0700

Extension talks are ongoing between the Minnesota Twins and C Kurt Suzuki on a new contract. Suzuki reportedly wants a fair annual market value like those earned by Philadelphia Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (three years, $26 million), Miami Marlins C Jarrod Saltalamacchia ($21 million over three years), and free-agent C A.J. Pierzynski (one year, $8.25 million) over the last offseason.

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Twins | Have talked with Kurt Suzuki about contract

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:18:49 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki's agent, Dan Lozano, has talked with the team about a contract extension for Suzuki, but the two sides were not able to make much progress, according to sources.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Mike Berardino