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31 Oswaldo Arcia RF
Height/Weight: 6-0/225 | Birthdate: 5/9/1991 | Birthplace: Anaco, Venezuela | Bats/Throws: L/R | Team: Minnesota | College: None | MLB Experience: 3 | Owned/Started%: 19/1 | Average Draft Position: 208.18
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Twins activate Oswaldo Arcia from DL, option to Triple-A


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/3/2015) The Twins recalled outfielder Oswaldo Arcia from his rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday. He was then reinstated from the 15-day disabled list and optioned to Rochester.

Arcia was originally placed on the 15-day disabled list on May 4 with a right hip flexor strain. He went 0 for 11 with two RBI, one walk and four strikeouts on a four-game rehab assignment with Rochester.


Twins' Oswaldo Arcia starts rehab assignment in Triple-A


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/26/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia started a minor league injury rehab assignment on Tuesday, for Triple-A Rochester.

Arcia went on the 15-day disabled list on May 4 with a right hip flexor strain.

He played designated hitter for Rochester and went 0 for 3 with three groundouts and a sacrifice fly. 


Twins' Oswaldo Arcia to play four rehab games this week


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia has joined Triple-A Rochester and is scheduled to begin his rehab assignment on Tuesday, MLB.com reports.

Arcia ha been sidelined since May 4 due to a right hip flexor strain. He's expected to play Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday before the team makes a decision on his return. Arcia has hit .276/.338/.379 with two home runs and eight RBI in 58 at-bats.


Twins' Arica (hip), Fien (shoulder) to begin rehab this weekend


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/22/2015) A couple of injured Twins players are getting close to a return to the club.

Right-hander Casey Fien, who is on the disabled list with a shoulder injury, is expected to make a rehab appearance on Saturday for Triple-A Rochester, according to MLB.com. Fien threw a bullpen session on Wednesday, and once no issues were reported, he was cleared for the rehab assignment. 

Outfielder Oswaldo Arcia, who has been out of action with a hip injury, is scheduled to begin his rehab assignment with Triple-A on Sunday. 

The team has not revealed when they expect either player to return to the club, but as long as there are no setbacks in their rehabs, it should not be long before they are back.


Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia nearing rehab assignment


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/19/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia is getting close to heading out on his rehab assignment, assistant general manager Rob Anthony said per the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Arcia, who is currently on the 15-day DL with a hip injury, is expected to get on the field this week to do more baseball activities. Arcia has been able to take some swings and hit in the cages. He has been out since May 3 and is hitting .276 with eight RBI in 58 at-bats this season.


Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia to get on the field this week


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/17/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia is progressing his way through rehab to get back with the club, but isn't quite ready yet, according to MLB.com.

Arcia, who is currently on the 15-day DL with a right hip flexor strain, has been taking swings and hitting in the batting cages, but hasn't taken live batting practice yet.

"He's running, and swinging in the cages and so forth," Twins general manager Terry Ryan said. "The next step is to get him on the field, which will be this week."


Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia (hip) able to hit in batting cage


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/15/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia took another important step in his recovery from a recent hip injury. The right fielder was able to hit in the cage for the first time since suffering the injury prior to Friday's game against the Rays, reports the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Arcia told reporters he's still experiencing some discomfort when throwing. He also ran in the pool under trainer supervision and is hopeful of getting on the field -- even as a designated hitter.

"Ill DH, whatever," Arcia said.


Twins' Arcia (hip), Nunez (oblique) and Fien (shoulder) still recovering


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/12/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia is still recovering slowly from his recent hip injury, according to MLB.com

Arcia hasn't begun swinging a bat yet. However, outfielder Eduardo Nunez will start swinging the bat this week as he works toward a return from his oblique injury. Pitcher Casey Fien, who has a shoulder injury, is still on a throwing program, which he began last week. 


Twins' Oswaldo Arcia feeling better with hip injury


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/5/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia said Tuesday his hip is feeling better and noticeably limping for the last two days, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Arcia missed Monday's game with the issue and played two of the last five games for Minnesota. He is hitting .276 with eight RBI in 58 at-bats this season.


Twins LF Eduardo Escobar returns to lineup Monday vs. A's


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/4/2015) Twins outfielder Eduardo Escobar returned to the starting lineup for Monday's contest against the A's. Escobar was given the day off on Sunday after starting the previous five games. He got the start in left field, batting seventh for manager Paul Molitor.

Escobar, who is batting just .167 on the season, is replacing Oswaldo Arcia in the lineup after he was placed on the 15-day disabled list earlier Monday.


Twins place OF Oswaldo Arcia (hip) on 15-day DL


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/4/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday due to a right hip flexor strain. Arcia suffered the injury Sunday against the White Sox.

Arcia said he hopes to be healthy enough to play in 7-10 days, per the Pioneer Press.

The injury comes at a bad time for Arcia, who is finally starting to turn the corner offensively. He has hit safely in six straight games, batting .450 (9 for 20) with one home run and three RBI in that span. Arcia had a .184 average in his first 13 games.


Oswaldo Arcia leaves Twins' game with hip problem


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/3/2015) Twins left fielder Oswaldo Arcia left Sunday's game with right hip irritation, per Fox Sports North

Arcia left for a pinch runner after singling in the fourth inning. 


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' Arcia returns to lineup, Hunter to DH Saturday vs. White Sox


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/2/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia returned to the lineup for Saturday's game against the White Sox. Arcia, who had been held out of the lineup each of the last two games, was batting seventh and playing right field. 

Torii Hunter was moved to designated hitter on Saturday as Kennys Vargas was given the day off. Arcia is currenlty riding a four-game hit streak, entering play on Saturday. 


Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia remains absent from lineup Friday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/1/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia was absent from the starting lineup for the second straight game on Friday. Arcia has been hitting well as of late, batting .296 (8 for 27) with a home run and five RBI in his last eight games. 

Eduardo Escobar received the start in left field once again, while Torii Hunter manned right field for the Twins. 


Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia hits homer in loss to Tigers


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(4/29/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia totaled two RBI in Wednesday afternoon's 10-7 loss to the Tigers. 

Arcia went 2 for 4, which included hitting a two-run home run in the fourth inning that also scored Joe Mauer. Arcia now has seven RBI this season. He struck out once and now has a slash line of .250/.310/.365. 


Twins' Torii Hunter receives a day of rest vs. former club


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/29/2015) Twins right fielder Torii Hunter received another day of rest on Wednesday against the Tigers. With Hunter on the bench, Minnesota moved Oswaldo Arcia to right field, with Eduardo Escobar playing left.

Hunter is hitting .203 (14 for 69) with one homers and seven RBI in 18 games.


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 sit Danny Santana, Oswaldo Arcia, Jordan Schafer


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(4/25/2015) The Twins will be without three regulars in the starting lineup on Saturday. 

Shortstop Danny Santana, left fielder Oswaldo Arcia and center fielder Jordan Schafer are all out of the lineup. 

Eduardo Escobar will start his third game of the year at shortstop, batting eighth in the lineup. 

Eduardo Nunez gets his second start of the year in left, batting sixth. Shane Robinson starts for the sixth time in center, batting ninth. 


Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia takes a seat vs. Royals LHP Jason Vargas


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/16/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia was given a day of rest against Royals left-hander Jason Vargas on Thursday. Arcia is a .221 lifetime hitter against southpaws and has just one hit in his first eight at-bats against left-handed pitching.

Manager Paul Molitor inserted switch-hitter Eduardo Escobar to play left field and bat seventh in the order. Molitor wants to see more consistency out of Arcia before he starts facing more lefties, per the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

"I'd like to see his at-bats pick up in terms of consistency, and I think the best chance to do that right now is against right-handers in the short term," Molitor said.


Twins' Oswaldo Arcia slugs first home run Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/15/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia went 1 for 3 with a two-run home run in his team's 3-1 win over the Royals Wednesday.

Arcia's home run, which was the only extra-base hit of the game on either side, broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of fourth inning and represented the final scoring of the game. He was just 3 of 17 with no extra-base hits coming into Wednesday's game after htiting 20 home runs in 372 at-bats last season.


Twins' Oswaldo Arcia, Kennys Vargas out of lineup Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/12/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia and designated hitter Kennys Vargas are not in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against lefty Chris Sale and the White Sox.

The team is going righty-heavy against Sale, with Joe Mauer, who is serving as the team's designated hitter Sunday, the only lefty in the lineup. Third baseman Trevor Plouffe moves across the diamond to play first base, while Eduardo Escobar and Eduardo Nunez enter the lineup in place of Arcia and Vargas.

The Twins are underdogs (+135) against the White Sox Sunday, per VegasInsider.com.


Twins' Escobar replaces Arcia in starting lineup Thursday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/9/2015) After starting the first two games in left field, Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia received a day off Thursday against the Tigers. He was replaced in the starting lineup by infielder Eduardo Escobar.

Arcia is off to a slow start through two games, batting .167 (1 for 6) with three strikeouts. He has no walks or extra-base hits.


Twins lineup set for Opening Day


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(4/5/2015) Twins manager Paul Molitor posted the team's starting lineup for Monday's Opening Day game against the Tigers.

The Twins will face LHP David Price with the following lineup: 

Danny Santana SS, Brian Dozier 2B, Joe Mauer 1B, Torii Hunter RF, Kennys Vargas DH, Trevor Plouffe 3B, Oswaldo Arcia LF, Kurt Suzuki C, Jordan Schafer CF. Phil Hughes will be the starting pitcher.


Twins' Oswaldo Arcia penciled in to play Thursday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/1/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia is penciled in to play Thursday against the Red Sox, according to the Star Tribune. Arcia was unable to play Wednesday because of a stomach illness. Manager Paul Molitor told reporters that it wasn't related to an earlier problem.

Arcia is hitting .295 in 14 Grapefruit League games.