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Twins | Juan Centeno outrighted

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 07:19:55 -0800

The Minnesota Twins have outrighted C Juan Centeno to Class AAA Rochester.

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Twins | Three Twins starters on the bench

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:33:52 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Robbie Grossman, SS Eduardo Escobar and C Kurt Suzuki are not in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Sunday, July 24. SS Eduardo Nunez will start at shortstop, while 1B Kennys Vargas will serve as the designated hitter and is batting sixth. OF Eddie Rosario will start in left field and is batting seven, while C Juan Centeno will start at catcher and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Vargas is hitting .211 with one RBI over the last seven days and probably will not be the best starting candidate for most owners. Rosario should be a sleeper option in daily fantasy leagues because he is hitting .396 with two home runs and seven RBI in July. Centeno is hitting .245 this season and would only have value in two-catcher leagues.

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Twins | No Kurt Suzuki vs. Red Sox

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:54:39 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki is not in the starting lineup Friday, July 22. C Juan Centeno is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against Boston Red Sox SP Eduardo Rodriguez Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Suzuki has been moving the fantasy needle since the calendar flipped to June with a .345/.371/.529 slash line. He's worth a look in all leagues while hitting this well. Centeno is nothing more than a low-end option in all fantasy formats given his career .204/.275/.360 line.

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Twins | Robbie Grossman, Kurt Suzuki out

Sat, 02 Jul 2016 08:59:37 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Robbie Grossman and C Kurt Suzuki are not in the starting lineup against Texas Rangers SP Chi Chi Rodriguez Saturday, July 2. SS Danny Santana will start in left field and is batting seventh, while C Juan Centeno will start at catcher and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Santana has only two hits in his last eight games and probably should be avoided in most fantasy leagues. Centeno has only one hit in his last five games and hit .161 in June. Owners should be able to find better catcher options and can avoid Centeno.

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Twins | Trevor Plouffe returns to action Sunday

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 08:21:36 -0700

Minnesota Twins INF Trevor Plouffe (groin) is back in the starting lineup versus New York Yankees SP Nathan Eovaldi Sunday, June 26, batting fifth and playing first base. In addition, C Juan Centeno will start behind the plate and hit eighth, while OF Danny Santana starts in center field and bats ninth. 1B Byung-ho Park, C Kurt Suzuki and OF Byron Buxton are receiving the day off.

Fantasy Tip: DFS players may want to wait a game or two before using Plouffe again after he missed several days due to a strained right groin. Centeno and Santana have not been swinging the bat well recently and should be viewed strictly as desperation sources of salary cap relief.

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Twins | Kurt Suzuki not starting

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 08:55:44 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki is not in the starting lineup against New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda Saturday, June 18. C Juan Centeno will start at catcher and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Centeno has two hits in his last 13 at-bats and has only one RBI this month. Owners in most leagues should be able to find better options to use.

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Twins | Kurt Suzuki not playing

Sun, 12 Jun 2016 09:18:32 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki is not in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Sunday, June 12. C Juan Centeno will start at catcher and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Centeno has recorded at least one hit in four of his last five games and is hitting .250 this season. He should have some value in two-catcher leagues, but owners in most mixed leagues can avoid him.

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Twins | Juan Centeno catching Saturday

Sat, 04 Jun 2016 10:17:20 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki will receive the day off against Tampa Bay Rays SP Matt Andriese Saturday, June 4. C Juan Centeno will start behind the plate and bat eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Centeno has been a surprisingly productive source of cap relief this season, batting .320 with two doubles, a home run and five RBI in 25 at-bats versus right-handed pitching. He's worth considering for daily fantasy lineups today.

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Twins | Two injured Twins still sidelined

Mon, 30 May 2016 10:46:54 -0700

Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe (knee) and C Kurt Suzuki (head) are not in the starting lineup against Oakland Athletics SP Kendall Graveman Monday, May 30. SS Eduardo Nunez will start at third base and is batting first, while C Juan Centeno will start at catcher and is batting eighth. Manager Paul Molitor said Plouffe and Suzuki should be able to play Tuesday, May 31.

Fantasy Tip: Nunez has been very productive at the plate recently and has a .414 batting average with two home runs and three RBI over the last seven days. He should be a starting candidate in all daily fantasy leagues. Centeno has only one hit in his last 10 at-bats and can be avoided in all leagues.

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Twins | Kurt Suzuki will not start

Sun, 29 May 2016 11:19:41 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki (head) is not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker Sunday, May 29. C Juan Centeno will start at catcher and is batting eighth in the lineup. Suzuki said he is feeling better but remains out.

Fantasy Tip: Centeno has gone hitless in each of his last four games and should be avoided in all leagues for now.

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