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12 Chris Herrmann C
Height/Weight: 6-0/198 | Birthdate: 11/24/1987 | Birthplace: Tomball, TX | Bats/Throws: L/R | Team: Minnesota | College: None | MLB Experience: 4 | Owned/Started%: 0/0
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Kurt Suzuki, Danny Santana out of Twins lineup on Sunday


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2015) Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki was out of the starting lineup on Sunday. Suzuki was replaced by Chris Herrmann, who gets his ninth start behind the plate. 

Shortstop Danny Santana also misses a start. He's replaced by Eduardo Escobar for the fifth time this season. 

Right fielder Torii Hunter also gets a day away from the field, starting at DH.


Chris Herrmann replaces Kurt Suzuki in Twins' lineup


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/17/2015) Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki will get a rest on Sunday. For the first time in 10 games, Suzuki is not in the starting lineup. 

Chris Herrmann replaces Suzuki behind the plate for his eighth start of the year. He'll bat sixth in the lineup.


Twins' Kurt Suzuki, Jordan Schafer out of the lineup Wednesday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/6/2015) Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki and center fielder Jordan Schafer are out of the starting lineup Wednesday against the Athletics, the team announced.

Suzuki has started five of the last six games for Minnesota, but will get a rest as Chris Herrmann draws the start. Suzuki is hitting .208 in 72 at-bats. Schafer gets the day off with Shane Robinson drawing the start in center.


Kurt Suzuki, Eduardo Escobar, Jordan Schafer out of Twins' lineup


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/3/2015) The Twins left three starters out of Sunday's starting lineup. 

Catcher Kurt Suzuki goes to the bench, with Chris Herrmann getting his second start in five games. Herrmann is batting eighth in the lineup. 

Left fielder Eduardo Escobar is out of the lineup after four straight starts. Oswaldo Arcia returns to left, batting sixth. 

Center fielder Jordan Schafer also gets a rest, with Shane Robinson making his tenth start in center and batting seventh. 


Twins give catcher Kurt Suzuki a rest day


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/29/2015) Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki was not included in the starting lineup Wednesday against Detroit, receiving a day of rest. Instead, Minnesota used Chris Herrmann behind the plate to catch Phil Hughes. Suzuki has a hit in each of his last four games played, and has raised his batting average from .195 to .241 over that span. 

Kurt Suzuki, Torii Hunter, Kennys Vargas out of Twins lineup on Sunday


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(4/26/2015) Catcher Kurt Suzuki, DH Kennys Vargas and right fielder Torii Hunter were not included in the Twins' Sunday lineup. 

Suzuki was replaced by Chris Herrmann, who started his fourth game at catcher, batting eighth.

Oswaldo Arcia moved over from left to replace Hunter. Eduardo Escobar picked up his fourth start of the year in left, batting sixth.  

Eduardo Nunez played Dh for the first time this year, batting fifth. 


Twins' Chris Herrmann (head) back in lineup Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/11/2015) Twins catcher Chris Herrmann is in the lineup for Saturday's game against the White Sox.

Herrmann came out of Thursday's game after taking a foul tip off his mask and was held out of action Friday. He's set to bat seventh Saturday against Opening Day starter Jeff Samardzija.


Twins' Chris Herrmann not in lineup Friday, could be back Saturday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/10/2015) Twins outfielder Chris Herrmann was not included in Minnesota's starting lineup Friday against the White Sox, per MLB.com. Herrmann was removed from Thursday's contest after taking a foul tip off his mask. He passed a concussion test after the game. Kurt Suzuki got the start and is hitting eighth in the batting order. 

Manager Paul Molitor indicated Friday that Herrmann could be back in the lineup Saturday, per the Pioneer Press.


Twins' Herrmann removed from game for precautionary reasons


by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com
(4/9/2015) Twins outfielder Chris Herrmann was removed from Thursday's game due to precautionary reasons, said general manager Terry Ryan, according to MLB.com. Ryan added that Herrmann did undergo a concussion test and passed, stating that he is fine.

Herrmann suffered a cut above his nose in the first inning due to a foul tip off his mask on the first pitch of the game, reports the Star Tribune.

“Just knowing you’re bleeding, especially from your face, it just kind of freaked me out,” Herrmann said. “Just a freak accident. But everything is fine.”


Twins' Suzuki gets a day off Thursday after a rough day Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/9/2015) Twins manager Paul Molitor circled Thursday's game against the Tigers as a day to potentially rest catcher Kurt Suzuki. His decision got a lot easier after Suzuki took a breaking ball off his right thumb while trying to block a pitch in the dirt Wednesday. He also fouled a pitch off his left instep.

"He got a little beat up," Molitor said, per the Pioneer Press. "He's fine. He's a guy who can play nicked up. We saw that last year. Kurt loves to catch. He wants to catch as many games as he can."

Chris Herrmann drew the start Thursday at catcher.


Twins C Chris Herrmann is excited about making roster


by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com
(4/3/2015) Twins catcher Chris Herrmann has made the roster as the backup catcher. Herrmann is very excited about having the opportunity, reports MLB.com.

"My heart's still pounding right now. This is something I've never felt ever before," said a visibly-excited Herrmann nearly an hour after learning he had made the first Opening Day roster of his career. "I didn't have a clue. I'm so used to getting sent back down."

Manager Paul Molitor confirmed the catcher's excitement saying, "Chris was very elated about the opportunity."

"With Chris, I do have a little more flexibility," said Molitor of Herrmann, who hit .310 with a home run and five RBI's in 42 Grapefruit League at-bats.

Herrmann's versatility played a large role in him being placed on the roster.

"I think it's huge," said the Twins' backup catcher. "Molly's been sticking me at first base a lot this spring and I feel like I've done a pretty good job. Every team needs somebody who's a versatile player, so it's good that I can play multiple positions just to help out this team."

Although Herrmann is excited about his chance to contribute for the team, he knows what he has gone through to get to this point.

"I think it's huge," said the Twins' backup catcher. "Molly's been sticking me at first base a lot this spring and I feel like I've done a pretty good job. Every team needs somebody who's a versatile player, so it's good that I can play multiple positions just to help out this team."

Herrmann batted .300 with one home run on 12 hits with four RBI, eight strikeouts and four walks this spring.


Twins option Josmil Pinto, Eric Fryer to Triple-A


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/2/2015) 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: 'Time is running out' for Josmil Pinto


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(3/29/2015) Twins manager Paul Molitor said that "time is running out" for Josmil Pinto to break camp with the club.

Pinto has missed the last eight days after getting hit in the head three times by a backswing. 

Pinto, who failed his last concussion test, will be evaluated again on Sunday. If he passes, he could play on Monday. Molitor warned that it may already be too late, however, per MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger

Pinto has been competing with Chris Herrmann for the Twins' backup catcher spot. Herrmann is hitting .300 this spring with a homer and three RBI. 


Twins' Chris Herrmann working to improve his hitting


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(3/12/2015) Chris Herrmann knows that his hitting will have to make tremendous strides if he's going to break camp with the Twins. 

His defense is fine, and his versatility to catch, play all three outfield spots and first base is certainly a plus. But for Herrmann, his slash line of 196/.264/.284 slash line in 97 major-league games has to show signs of improving prior to opening day. 

"I know people want me to improve my bat, and I want to do that myself," Herrmann said, via MLB.com. "I know it helps out that I'm a utility guy, but at the end of the day, it's about hitting. And if I can swing the stick, I feel like I can make this team. So I'm doing everything I can."

Herrmann is competing for the backup catcher spot, though Josmil Pinto is still the favorite to win that job for now. 


Twins' Molitor: Pinto, Herrmann Fryer competing for backup catcher spot


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(2/24/2015) 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 announce September callups


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2014) The Twins announced their September callups on Monday. The following players will be promoted from the minors: Aaron Hicks, Josmil Pinto, Chris Herrmann, Doug Bernier, Lester Oliveros, Logan Darnell, Michael Tonkin and A.J. Achter.

Twins option Chris Herrmann down to Triple-A


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/18/2014) The Twins optioned catcher Chris Herrmann to Triple-A Rochester Friday, in order to make room for the return of shortstop Danny Santana from the disabled list.

Hermann has made a few stints with the Twins this season, but is hitting just .143/.200/.143 in 42 at-bats.  


Chris Herrmann added back to Twins' roster


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/8/2014) The Twins recalled catcher/outfielder Chris Herrmann from Triple-A Rochester Tuesday after placing pitcher Ricky Nolasco (elbow) on the disabled list. Herrmann is batting .122 in 17 games for Minnesota this season.

Chris Colabello, Chris Herrmann sent down to Triple-A


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2014) The Twins optioned outfielders Chris Colabello and Chris Herrmann to Triple-A Rochester following Sunday's loss to the Giants in San Francisco, the Star Tribune reports.

Colabello was in the midst of an 0-for-22 slump after starting the season with a sizzling .295/.343/.484 slash line in April. Herrmann had just five hits in 40 at-bats.

Twins make couple of roster moves Sunday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/18/2014) The Twins announced a pair of roster moves following Sunday's game against the Mariners, the Star Tribune reports. The team sent down pitcher Michael Tonkin to Triple-A Rochester and recalled catcher Chris Herrmann from Triple-A. 

Chris Herrmann optioned to the minors Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(5/8/2014) Twins catcher Chris Herrmann has been optioned to the minors following Thursday's game.

The team will wait until Friday to announce a corresponding roster move. Herrmann hit .114 in 35 at-bats with the club. 


Chris Herrmann will get the call Monday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/6/2014) The Twins will recall catcher Chris Herrmann from Triple-A Rochester on Monday, MiLB.com reports. Herrmann does not have a hit in his first four at-bats in the minors.

Twins get closer to finalizing opening day roster


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/24/2014) The Twins made several roster moves Monday, which included releasing veteran reliever Matt Guerrier. The Twins also optioned pitcher Ryan Pressly, pitcher Michael Tonkin and catcher Chris Herrmann to Triple-A Rochester. 

Lastly, the Twins reassigned six players to minor-league camp. They were Matt HoffmanAaron ThomsponDeolis Guerra, Wilkin RamirezDoug Bernier and Deibinson Romero.


Chris Herrmann doubles twice, knocks in three


by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com
(8/22/2013) Twins catcher Chris Herrmann knocked in three runs in the club's matinee win Thursday against Detroit.

Herrmann singled, doubled twice and knocked in three runs in one of the best games of his career. The catcher, in line for significant playing time in the wake of Joe Mauer's recent injury, is hitting .233/.330/.389 on the season.


Chris Herrmann starting behind the plate


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2013) Twins catcher Chris Herrmann will start behind the plate Monday.

Herrmann will hit seventh against Indians starter Danny Salazar. Joe Mauer will serve as the club's designated hitter. Herrmann is hitting .234/.347/.422 in 64 at-bats.