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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||31.00||1.00||.258||3.00||4.00||0.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Detroit||15||5||0|| .375|| .333|| .333|
|vs Price (Career)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|vs LHP||34||7||0|| .229|| .265|| .206|
|Last 10 Games|
Twins option Josmil Pinto, Eric Fryer to Triple-A
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(4/2/15) The Twins have optioned catchers Josmil Pinto and Eric Fryer to Triple-A Rochester, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Pinto dealt with concussion issues late in the spring and went 6 for 17 in seven games of action. He could be back before long once he's received enough at-bats. Fryer was 9 for 32 with one home run this spring.
With the moves, the Twins are set to open the season with Kurt Suzuki as the starting catcher and Chris Herrmann as the backup.
Twins' Molitor: Pinto, Herrmann Fryer competing for backup catcher spot
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(2/24/15) Twins manager Paul Molitor told reporters on Tuesday that there is a three-man race between Josmil Pinto, Chris Herrmann and Eric Fryer for the club's backup role behind Kurt Suzuki, per MLB.com.
"That's going to be an interesting competition," Molitor said. "There's different criteria you can consider. Do you want the guy that is going to be your best defender for 30-40 games or you want to have the offense and hopefully have enough defense? I'm open-minded."
At this point, Pinto may be the early favorite because of his threat at the plate. He hit 257/.339/.445 with 11 homers and 30 RBIs in 78 career games with Minnesota. Herrmann slashed .194/.264/.284 hitter in 97 games over parts of three years with the Twins. Fryer is hitting .246 in 50 career games.
Twins C Eric Fryer accepts Triple-A assignment
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(12/29/14) Catcher Eric Fryer has accepted an assignment by the Twins to Triple-A Rochester.
The 29 year old earned a career-high 75 at-bats with Minnesota in 2014, but managed a slash line of just .213/.272/.307.
Twins outright Eric Fryer, Chris Parmelee to Triple-A
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
|(12/23/14) The Twins have outrighted catcher Eric Fryer and infielder Chris Parmelee to Triple-A on Tuesday.
Parmelee was designated for assignment earlier this month, and went unclaimed on waivers. The 26-year-old hit .256/.307/.384 over 250 at-bats last year.
Fryer hit .213/.272/.307 over 75 at-bats.
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Eric Fryer homers, steals base in blowout win Sunday
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(8/3/14) Twins catcher Eric Fryer went 3 for 6 with a home run, two RBI, three runs scored and a stolen base in his team's 16-3 shellacking of the White Sox Sunday.
Fryer scored in the sixth and eighth innings before following up back-to-back home runs in the ninth with one of his own. Both the home run and his stolen base were the first of the season for the catcher. Fryer has hit .243/.300/.351 in 37 at-bats.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|4/28/15||DET||8:10 pm||Anibal Sanchez|
|4/29/15||DET||1:10 pm||Shane Greene|
|4/30/15||CHW||8:10 pm||Jose Quintana|
|5/1/15||CHW||8:10 pm||John Danks|
|5/2/15||CHW||2:10 pm||Hector Noesi|
|5/3/15||CHW||2:10 pm||Jeff Samardzija|
|5/4/15||OAK||8:10 pm||Jesse Chavez|