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Brian Dinkelman

30-Year-Old Second Baseman – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 195   DOB: 11/10/1983   BORN: Centralia, IL   COLLEGE: McKendree   DRAFTED: 8th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to a minor league deal with the Twins in November 2012.

October 29, 2012  –  Brian Dinkelman News

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Dinkelman signed a contract - which includes an invitation to major league spring training - to remain with Minnesota for 2013.

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Brian Dinkelman Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 26 AAA Roc 137 592 525 58 139 42 32 2 8 54 9 4 52 99 6 3 6 .265 .336 .379 .715
2011 27 AAA Roc 127 526 469 54 113 31 27 1 3 41 7 2 45 93 1 4 7 .241 .314 .322 .636
2011 27 MAJ MIN 23 78 73 5 22 1 1 0 0 4 2 0 4 14 0 0 1 .301 .346 .315 .661
2012 28 AAA Roc 74 279 246 32 62 20 13 3 4 32 5 5 26 46 2 0 5 .252 .336 .378 .714
2013 29 AAA Roc 89 279 237 35 51 18 10 2 6 23 6 0 32 40 3 4 3 .215 .312 .350 .662
3-Year Averages MAJ   23 78 73 5 22 1 1 0 0 4 2 0 4 14 0 0 1 .301 .346 .315 .661

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Brian Dinkelman: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2011 11 10 5 5 2

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Brian Dinkelman Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2011111001.273.273.545

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2011624041.306.323.681

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2011482042.354.354.722

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2011253000.200.240.550
Brian Dinkelman Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 26 AAA Roc 592 525 8.8% 16.7% 0.53 81% .313 .114
2011 27 AAA Roc 526 469 8.6% 17.7% 0.48 80% .295 .081
2011 27 MAJ MIN 78 73 5.1% 17.9% 0.29 81% .373 .014
2012 28 AAA Roc 279 246 9.3% 16.5% 0.57 81% .296 .126
2013 29 AAA Roc 279 237 11.5% 14.3% 0.80 83% .236 .135
3-Year Averages MAJ   78 73 5.1% 17.9% 0.29 81% .373 .014

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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Brian Dinkelman (by OPS, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Sergio Santos TOR 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Colby Lewis TEX 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Cory Wade KC 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Mitch Talbot NY-N 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500 1.000 1.667
Justin Masterson CLE 5 4 0 1 1 1 0 .800 .800 1.633
Gavin Floyd ATL 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 .667 .667 1.417
Jeanmar Gomez PIT 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.333
Phil Humber OAK 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 .667 .667 1.333
Luke Hochevar KC 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.167
A.J. Burnett PHI 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .500 1.000

Worst Matchups for Brian Dinkelman (by OPS, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Carlos Carrasco CLE 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Bruce Chen KC 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Cesar Jimenez PHI 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Mark Lowe CLE 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Joaquin Benoit SD 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Aaron Crow KC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Brandon League LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Joe Smith ANA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Rafael Soriano WAS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Yoshinori Tateyama NY-A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Brian Dinkelman: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Dinkelman (hand) was activated from the DL at Triple-A Rochester.

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Dinkelman is on the DL at Triple-A Rochester with a sprained right hand, the Rochester Baseball Observer reports.

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Dinkelman was optioned to Triple-A Rochester.

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Dinkelman will return to the Twins on a minor league contract, Jon Morosi of Fox Sports reports.

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Dinkelman was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester. He later elected to become a free agent rather than accept an assignment to the minors.

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Dinkelman started at second base and went 0-for-4 in Friday's loss to Cleveland.

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Dinkelman was not with the Twins for Tuesday's loss to the Royals to attend a funeral, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Dinkelman was recalled from Triple-A and will join the Twins before Monday's doubleheader.

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Dinkelman is expected to be called up from Triple-A Rochester in the next few days, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Dinkelman was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester.

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Dinkelman was recalled from Triple-A Rochester.

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