Trevor Plouffe went hiking with wife Olivia Plouffe and ‘mountains’ brought a tear to his eye

Trevor-Plouffe-wife-OliviaMinnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe is not quite a household name, but the combination of his improved play and incredibly attractive wife could have him there in no time. Olivia Plouffe is easily one of the best looking wives and girlfriends in sports.

Plouffe and the Mrs. have already been enjoying the offseason the same way any other couple in their mid-20s would be. They went for a hike earlier this week and Trevor uploaded a picture of the mountains, noting that they brought a tear to his eye. The interesting part about the photo was that you really couldn’t see any mountains. Or could you?

We’ll let you be the judge. Any interpretation of the word “mountains” in this situation is perfectly acceptable. If you ask me, Trevor is one of the luckiest guys in baseball. Who knew?

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Yu Darvish strikes out Trevor Plouffe on 61-mph curveball (GIF)

Yu Darvish flirted with a no-hitter yet again, and he was making Minnesota Twins batters look foolish along the way.

Darvish took a no-hitter into the seventh on Friday before allowing a walk, 2-run home run to Chris Herrmann, and solo home run to Josh Willingham. Prior to getting hit around in the seventh, he was confusing the Twins with an assortment of great stuff. Nothing was better than what he did to Plouffe in the top of the fifth.

Darvish struck out Plouffe on three pitches to end the inning. The Twins third baseman took an inside breaking ball for a called strike, then a fastball for a called strike, and he waved at a 61-mph curveball to end the inning. He was obviously confused and just threw his bat out there as an emergency swing. But Plouffe did get some revenge; he got a hit off Darvish in the seventh to chase the pitcher from the game.

In the image below, you can see just how far in front of the pitch Plouffe was:

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