Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
USA TODAY Sports Minnesota second baseman Brian Dozier rounds the bases after hitting a home run against the New York Yankees on March 14 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla.

Dozier brings some power to the Twins’ leadoff spot

Email

By Brian Murphy

St. Paul Pioneer Press

Brian Dozier lost some defensive cachet last year when the Twins relieved his command at shortstop and stationed him at second base to fill a gaping hole at the position.

He regained stature offensively, seizing the leadoff spot after rookie Aaron Hicks bombed. Dozier clubbed 18 home runs as an unlikely slugger in Minnesota’s low-wattage lineup.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness