Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:59:44 -0700
Minnesota Twins SS Brian Dozier (thumb) returned to the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 1, against the Chicago White Sox.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:56:00 -0700
Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier (thumb) planned to take batting practice Thursday, July 31, and be available off the bench. He jammed his left thumb sliding into third base Wednesday, July 30.
Fantasy Tip: Dozier's situation looks day-to-day for now. Take him out of your daily lineups and hope he returns tomorrow night.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:40:10 -0700
The American League Home Run Derby participants were announced Tuesday, July 8, led by the captain, Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista. The others include Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes (the reigning champion), Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier and Baltimore Orioles OF Adam Jones.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:31:30 -0700
Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier is receiving a day off Tuesday, July 2. INF Eduardo Escobar is starting in his place.
Fantasy Tip: Remove Dozier from your daily-transactions lineups.
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 06:31:31 -0700
Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier (back) may not be in the starting lineup Saturday, June 14, because of a back injury. Dozier missed the game Friday, June 13, because of the injury.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:52:45 -0700
Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier is getting a routine day off Friday, June 13. SS Eduardo Escobar will play second base and bat ninth, while C Kurt Suzuki hits second in the batting order.
Fantasy Tip: Remove Dozier from your daily lineups. He was removed from Wednesday's game early as a precaution, so this isn't a surprise with yesterday being an off day. All signs point to Ron Gardenhire trying to get Dozier a little extra rest.
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:08:07 -0700
Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier (back) is fine. He was removed for precautionary reasons Wednesday, June 11, according to manager Ron Gardenhire.
Fantasy Tip: Dozier could be back in the lineup for the team's next game Friday.
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:47:55 -0700
Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier (back) left the game early with lower back tightness Wednesday, June 11, and he's listed as day-to-day.
Fantasy Tip: Dozier has carried his power numbers and overall success over from last season. It'd be a big hit if the Twins lost him for an extended period. Check back for updates on Dozier's condition. Hopefully for his owners, he won't be out for long.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:13:55 -0700
Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier said he worked last season to get his foot down earlier, which allows him to have more power at the plate. He said the change started to occur in mid-May of last season. "I was missing a bunch of fastballs pretty much down the middle and didn't know why," he said.
Fantasy Tip: There isn't much upside here, but Dozier gives you nice power from the position. Plenty of room for regression here, so be aware.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:25:28 -0800
Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier (back) has been limited in camp with a sore back, but he's expected to be ready for workouts Saturday, Feb. 22. He has been taking balls but not running.