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Twins | Brian Dozier has 10-game hit streak

Wed, 20 May 2015 14:28:02 -0700

Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier enters the game Wednesday, May 20, riding a 10-game hitting streak. He has seven home runs on the season and leads all second baseman with the most home runs (48) since the start of the 2013 season.

Fantasy Tip: Dozier ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) is hitting .342 (13-for-38) with five home runs and six RBI during his 10-game streak. Pittsburgh Pirates starter Jeff Locke has allowed at least three earned runs in five of his seven starts last year, including his last five starts, making Dozier a very strong play tonight at FantasyScore.

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Twins | Brian Dozier resting Tuesday

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:44:55 -0700

Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, April 28. SS Eduardo Escobar is starting at the keystone and hitting sixth in the batting order against Detroit Tigers SP Anibal Sanchez.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) is a light-hitting infield option that should be considered a weak play at FantasyScore Tuesday night.

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Twins | Minny manager talks top of the lineup

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:32:01 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana, 2B Brian Dozier and 1B Joe Mauer will bat first through third in the order, respectively, according to manager Paul Molitor. Molitor noted the rest of the lineup will change based on matchups.

Fantasy Tip: FantasyScore players will want to note the Twins scored the sixth most runs in baseball last season, and their lineup might be underrated. Against weak pitchers, stacking a few Twins is a sound strategy, especially with Santana ($4,500, 9.0% of cap), Dozier ($5,700, 11.4% of cap) and Mauer ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) carrying mid-range prices.

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Twins | Brian Dozier signs extension

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 06:03:18 -0700

Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier signed a four-year, $20 million extension Tuesday, March 24.

Fantasy Tip: Dozier's ($5,700; 11.4% of your cap) power potential makes him a darling in daily games. He's one of the top second basemen available on FantasyScore.

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Twins | Brian Dozier off to hot start

Sun, 15 Mar 2015 14:38:47 -0700

Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier has seven hits in his first 13 at-bats of the spring.

Fantasy Tip: Dozier was out due to illness earlier in spring camp and has rebounded well. Yes, it's spring and the stats don't count, but Dozier is still a solid second-base selection and a good mid-round pick in AL and mixed leagues.

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Twins | Brian Dozier returns from injury

Sun, 08 Mar 2015 10:47:59 -0700

Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier (illness) has returned to full baseball activities, according to general manager Terry Ryan.

Fantasy Tip: Dozier should be fine and play in spring training games in a few days. Dozier is a good option for owners looking for power at second base, but his batting average may be hurt fantasy teams. He likely will be selected in middle rounds of fantasy drafts.

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Twins | Brian Dozier out with illness

Sat, 07 Mar 2015 07:44:38 -0800

Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier (illness) was scratched from the starting lineup Saturday, March 7, because of an illness.

Fantasy Tip: Dozier could sit out a few days but should be fine in the near future. Dozier probably will not help a fantasy team's batting average, but he does have the potential to hit a lot of home runs for a team. He could be an option in the middle rounds of mixed league drafts.

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

Twins | MIN, Brian Dozier in extension talks

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:45:40 -0800

Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier and the team are making progress on a contract extension. The deal is believed to be close, although no terms have been disclosed.

Fantasy Tip: Dozier hit .242 last season, but he did score 112 runs and hit 23 homers. He has 47 homers in three seasons. He will hurt your batting average, but Dozier's homers and run-scoring potential make him a middle-round selection in most leagues.

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Twins | MIN won't trade Brian Dozier, Eduardo Escobar

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:13:36 -0800

Although the Minnesota Twins have received plenty of interest in 2B Brian Dozier and SS Eduardo Escobar, the team does not plan to trade either player.

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Twins | Trevor Plouffe, Brian Dozier have no extension talks

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 06:13:23 -0800

Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe and 2B Brian Dozier haven't had talks with the team about long-term extensions.

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