Texas gets OF Benson on waiver claim from Twins
Rangers have acquired outfielder Joe Benson on a waiver claim from the Minnesota ..... A Frisco. Texas made room for Benson on its 40-man roster by transferring ..... back before the All-Star break. Benson was hitting .192 with one homer
Pitcher Slowey invited to Marlins' spring training
record of 23-34. Also invited were left-hander Josh Spence, infielder Juan Diaz, and outfielders Matt Angle and Joe Benson . Pitchers and catchers will hold their first workout Feb. 16 in Jupiter, Fla.
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depending on how his ankle feels. ... The Twins optioned OF Joe Benson to Triple-A Rochester. He had been competing for the ..... Mastroianni, but Gardenhire said he was impressed by the way Benson bounced back from a knee and hand injury that ruined his
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cleared the fence in left. . The Twins scored the tying runs in the top of the ninth when Joe Benson and Eric Fryer tripled to start the inning. Benson scored but Fryer was stranded at third.
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Ryan said the center field job likely won't be decided until the end of spring training. The candidates are Hicks, Joe Benson and Darin Mastroianni. ... The Twins optioned OF Oswaldo Arcia to Triple-A Rochester (IL). He hit .188 with
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It feels great to be named center fielder,'' said Hicks, a first-round draft choice in 2008. Hicks outplayed Joe Benson and Darin Mastroianni for the job. Hicks said he received advice from players such as former Twins outfielder Denard
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along. I just have to continue to try to get better and build off it as much as I can.'' Twins outfield prospect Joe Benson , who had been slumping at the plate this spring training, upped his spring batting average to .195 by going 3 for
Rangers activate Berkman, 3 pitchers
season. Chirinos played in 10 games, the last a start at first base July 9 at Baltimore. To make room on the 40-man roster, right-hander Justin Miller was released unconditionally and outfielder Joe Benson was designated for assignment.
Denard Span, Tsuyoshi Nishioka held out of Twins game
Casilla 2B. After Span was scratched, Joe Benson became the starting center fielder ..... hit his second homer in two days. Benson really crushed one over the left ..... a batter. But he was aided by a Benson -to-Casilla-to-Mauer relay
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happy to see their sudden power surge. Danny Valencia and Joe Benson hit solo home runs and Mike Holliman had a three-run ..... second-worst record during 51 season in Minnesota. Benson . starting because Denard Span was scratched with a stiff