Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:25:48 -0800
Minnesota Twins SS Pedro Florimon (appendix) is taking groundballs without any setbacks Wednesday, March 5.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:27:50 -0800
Minnesota Twins SS Pedro Florimon (appendix) has started hitting off a tee and hopes to take groundballs soon. However, there's still no timetable for his return, and he could go on the 15-day disabled list to start the year.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:40:27 -0800
Minnesota Twins SS Pedro Florimon (appendectomy) rode a stationary bike for 20 minutes Monday, Feb. 24, and he said he has been approved to lift 15 to 20 pounds at a time in the weight room. He had an appendectomy Feb. 17, but is hopeful of resuming hitting in the batting cage next week. "I have to take it slow," Florimon said.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:07:17 -0800
Minnesota Twins SS Pedro Florimon (appendix) underwent successful laparoscopic surgery to remove his appendix Monday, Feb. 17, and he has been released from the hospital. He's expected to rest for two weeks before getting back into baseball activities. The Twins are hopeful that he'll be ready for opening day March 31.
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:51:29 -0800
Minnesota Twins SS Pedro Florimon (appendix) will have arthroscopic surgery to have his appendix removed Monday, Feb. 17, and he's expected to miss two weeks. His appendix did not burst, however, which will reduce his recovery time. He's expected to miss the start of spring games, but he'll be the opening day shortstop.
Fri, 24 May 2013 13:56:24 -0700
Minnesota Twins SS Pedro Florimon (finger) is fine and is being held out as a precaution Friday, May 24.
Thu, 23 May 2013 19:01:26 -0700
Minnesota Twins SS Pedro Florimon (finger) left the team's game Thursday, May 23, because of a right index finger sprain.
Fri, 10 May 2013 14:32:49 -0700
Minnesota Twins SS Pedro Florimon (hamstring) is being held out of the lineup as a precaution Friday, May 10.
Thu, 09 May 2013 18:59:06 -0700
Minnesota Twins SS Pedro Florimon (hamstring) left the team's game Thursday, May 9, because of a tight right hamstring.
Mon, 17 Sep 2012 10:27:05 -0700
Minnesota Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said SS Brian Dozier might be best suited playing second base in the majors, and the team will test him out there and at third base in the Venezuelan Winter League this offseason. Dozier committed 15 errors in the majors this year, which was the fourth most among major league shortstops. SS Pedro Florimon is hitting only .237 with five doubles, two triples and five RBIs in 29 games, but manager Ron Gardenhire likes him at shortstop.