Donaldson went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and two runs scored in Tuesday's 9-5 loss to the White Sox.
Donaldson led off the sixth with a solo blast to left to bring the Twins within a run. He subsequently led off the eighth with a single and came around to score on a two-run shot from Jorge Polanco to give the Twins their first lead of the game at 5-4. The 35-year-old swatted his second round tripper over his last five games and generated his second multi-hit effort over that span too. Donaldson doesn't have as much pop in his bat as he used to but is still having a productive year, slashing .251/.354/.490 with 15 homers, 39 RBI, 42 runs scored and a 42:59 BB:K over 297 plate appearances.
Donaldson went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two RBI in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Tigers.
Donaldson got things rolling for the Twins with an RBI single in the first inning, then led off the fourth with a solo home run to left. The long ball was his first of July and contributed to his first multi-hit effort of the month. The 35-year-old is slashing .250/.349/.487 with 14 homers, 37 RBI, 40 runs scored and a 38:55 BB:K over 281 plate appearances.
Donaldson is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Tigers.
There's been no indication that it's anything but a regular day off for Donaldson, who has gone 0-for-6 with a pair of walks in two games since returning from right hamstring soreness. Luis Arraez will start at third base and bat leadoff Saturday.
Donaldson (hamstring) is starting Thursday's game against the Tigers.
Donaldson had missed the last four games due to right hamstring soreness, but he ran the bases as part of a full workout ahead of Thursday's matchup, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports. He apparently checked out fine after his workout and will start at third base and bat second in his return to the lineup.
Donaldson (hamstring) isn't starting Wednesday's game against the White Sox, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
Donaldson will miss a fourth consecutive game as he continues to deal with right hamstring soreness, and he hasn't appeared off the bench in any of the last three contests. Per Park, manager Rocco Baldelli said Donaldson will be available off the bench Wednesday and will go through another full workout Thursday before it's determined if he's ready to rejoin the starting nine.
Donaldson (hamstring) is not starting Tuesday's game against the White Sox.
There's yet to be any update from the Twins, but it's growing increasingly likely that Donaldson gets placed on the injured list, as right hamstring soreness has now sidelined him for a third consecutive game. Leadoff hitter Luis Arraez once again gets the nod at third base Tuesday.
Donaldson (hamstring) is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the White Sox.
The veteran misses his second straight game after leaving Saturday's game with a right hamstring issue. It's unclear how much longer Donaldson will be sidelined, or if he might require a trip to the injured list. Luis Arraez starts at third base Monday, and will likely man the position until Donaldson is ready to return.
Donaldson (hamstring) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Royals, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Right hamstring tightness will sideline Donaldson for the series finale after he exited Saturday's contest with the injury. The Twins have provided no further updates on the third baseman's condition, so he should still be considered day-to-day. Luis Arraez is starting at third base and batting leadoff Sunday.
Donaldson was diagnosed with right hamstring tightness after he left Saturday's loss to the Royals, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Donaldson pulled up while running out a double Saturday and was removed from the game as a precautionary measure. However, the issue is considered very mild, and the third baseman is considered day-to-day for now.
Donaldson exited Saturday's game against the Royals after hurting himself running out a double, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
It appeared to have been a right calf injury for Donaldson, but the team figures to provide an update in the next few hours to clarify what he hurt. Nick Gordon entered the game to pinch run for Donaldson.
Donaldson went 1-for-3 with a solo home run Wednesday in the Twins' 13-3 loss to the White Sox.
For the second straight day, Donaldson homered in his first at-bat of the game, and he's now left the yard in three consecutive contests to boost his season total to 13. While the 33-45 Twins have been one of baseball's biggest disappointments this season, it's been through little fault on the part of Donaldson, who continues to play at a high level in his age-35 campaign. He's currently sporting an OPS over .800 for the sixth straight season, and his 19.4 percent strikeout rate is his lowest since 2016.
Donaldson went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's 7-6 loss to the White Sox.
He gave the Twins an early lead, taking Lucas Giolito deep in the first inning. Donaldson has gone yard in consecutive games, and seven of his 12 homers on the year have come in June as he has slashed a strong .273/.355/.606 through 76 plate appearances on the month.
Donaldson went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in Sunday's 8-2 win over Cleveland.
Donaldson was the only Twins hitter with a multi-hit performance in Sunday's win despite the team putting up eight runs. He singled in his first at-bat and then homered to lead off the third to give his team a 4-1 lead. The 35-year-old is slashing .251/.345/.468 with 11 homers, 31 RBI, 33 runs scored and a 31:46 BB:K. He's striking out at his lowest rate since 2016 and continues to produce at the plate with five hits, three RBI and two runs scored in his last three games.
Donaldson (calf) is starting at third base and batting second Thursday versus Cleveland, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
The veteran third baseman sat out the last five games while managing a calf issue, but he'll return to the lineup coming off Wednesday's scheduled off day. Donaldson is 2-for-16 with seven strikeouts over his past seven games and will attempt to get back on track now that he's feeling better.
Donaldson (calf) will remain on the bench for Tuesday's game against the Reds.
Donaldson is dealing with calf issues yet again. He'll sit for the fifth straight game Tuesday, though he did appear off the bench Monday, so it looks as though he could return to the lineup soon, perhaps after Wednesday's scheduled off day. Miguel Sano will start at third base in his absence.
Donaldson (calf) is out of the lineup Monday against the Reds.
The veteran third baseman will sit for the fourth consecutive game as he continues to nurse a right calf injury. Luis Arraez will receive another start at the hot corner while Donaldson remains sidelined.
Donaldson (calf) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rangers.
Donaldson will sit for the third game in a row while he contends with a right calf injury. Luis Arraez will pick up a start at third base in Donaldson's stead.
Donaldson (calf) remains sidelined Saturday against the Rangers.
Calf issues are unfortunately nothing new for the veteran third baseman. His latest such problem popped up Wednesday against the Mariners, causing him to exit in the first inning. He'll sit for the second straight game, with Luis Arraez taking over at the hot corner.
Donaldson (calf) is not in the starting lineup Friday against the Rangers.
Donaldson exited Wednesday's game against the Mariners after the first inning with a calf issue, though his departure was initially labeled precautionary by the club. Willians Astudillo will fill in at third base during the series opener in Arlington, with any further update on Donaldson potentially coming at some point later Friday.
Donaldson left Wednesday's game against Seattle after the first inning due to a tight right calf muscle, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Donaldson appeared to grimace after rounding first base after a hit. He hurt his leg rounding first base on Opening Day and landed on the injured list. The Twins say his removal this time was as a precaution, but it's concerning given his history of calf injuries.
|Last 7 Games|
|07/25||vs LAA||L 2-6||2||0||0||0||0||2||0|
|07/24||vs LAA||L 1-2||3||0||1||0||1||1||0|
|07/23||vs LAA||W 5-4||4||0||2||0||0||0||0|
|07/22||vs LAA||L 2-3||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|07/21||@ CHW||W 7-2||5||0||1||0||2||0||0|
|07/20||@ CHW||L 5-9||5||2||2||1||1||0||0|
|07/19||@ CHW||L 3-5||1||0||0||0||1||1||0|
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|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2010||AAA-Sacramento River Cat||86||294||52||70||14||1||18||67||45||79||3||1||.238||.336||.476|
|2011||AAA-Sacramento River Cat||115||444||79||116||28||0||17||70||51||100||13||4||.261||.344||.439|
|2012||AAA-Sacramento River Cat||51||209||38||70||12||2||13||45||23||34||5||2||.335||.402||.598|
|2017||AFA-Dunedin Blue Jays||2||5||0||2||0||0||0||1||1||2||0||0||.400||.571||.400|
|2018||AFA-Dunedin Blue Jays||4||10||1||4||0||0||1||3||2||--||0||0||.400||.500||.700|