Douglas Andrew Mientkiewicz
( Eye Chart)
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: June 19, 1974 in Toledo, OH High School: Westminster Christian (Miami, FL) School: Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL) by the Drafted Minnesota Twins in the 5th round of the 1995 amateur draft. Signed July 8, 1995.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 18, 1998 (Age 24)
vs. DET 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Twins/Pirates/Royals/Mets/Yankees/... 1998-2009 Agents: Greg Landry, previously: Randy Hendricks,Alan Hendricks [*] Final Game: October 4, 2009 (Age 35)
vs. COL 4 AB, 3 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- May 2013
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12/11 Puckett's Pond: Mientkiewicz added, Mauer shuffled as Minnesota Twins announce minor league coaches: The Minnesota Twins recently announced two changes to their minor league coaching staff. Jake Mauer, former Manager of the Fort ... News -- November 2012
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7/19 Fire Brand of the American League: Should the Sox Bring Back O-Cab?:
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9/6 NY Baseball Digest: Is Ike Davis the Answer?: Ike Davis was brought up in late April and immediately made his presence felt. Whether it was with early home runs, over the rail ... News -- August 2010
8/6 Jason's Baseball Blog: Trade Retrospective – Nomar Garciaparra: On July 31, 2004, as a part of a massive 4 team trade, the following happened: Chicago Cubs acquired SS Nomar Garciaparra and ...
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5/16 MLBTradeRumors: Week In Review: 5/9/10 - 5/15/10: Let's take our weekly look back at the last seven days here on MLBTR:
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5/15 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Doug Mientkiewicz opts for release: Updating previous reports, Florida Marlins minor league 1B Doug Mientkiewicz opted out of his contract with Triple-A New Orleans ...[+]
5/14 MLBTradeRumors: Marlins Release Doug Mientkiewicz The Marlins have released first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz, reports Juan C. Rodriguez of The Sun Sentinel.
5/13 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Doug Mientkiewicz deadline looming: The Florida Marlins have until Friday, May 14, to call up 1B Doug Mientkiewicz or he can opt out of his minor league deal, NOLA.com's ...[+]
5/9 MLBTradeRumors: Week In Review: 5/2/10 - 5/8/10: It's a bit too early to see concrete trade rumors surfacing, but by now teams have figured out what areas may be in need of upgrade. ...
5/5 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Doug Mientkiewicz signs: The Florida Marlins signed free-agent 1B Doug Mientkiewicz (Dodgers) to an undisclosed minor league deal Wednesday, May 5, according ...[+]