At the plate: Listen to the Twins players' walk-up songs for 2016


The Twins are at the plate at Target Field on Monday for the first time this season.

And an integral (albeit short-lived) part of the in-stadium atmosphere: the walk-up music choices.

Here's a look at the tune selection for each of the Twins.

Brian Dozier – "GDFR" by Flo Rida

"It's going down for real" when Dozier steps up to the plate. The second-baseman was an All-Star for the first time last year.

Byron Buxton – "Flashlight" by Parliament

We might have expected Bruxton to pick something a little more modern as one of the youngest players on the team at age 22. But the nearly 40-year-old song suits him.

Danny Santana – "Claro De Ti" by El Secreto

The Dominican Republic Native steps up to the plate to this song in Spanish.

Eddie Rosario – "Piquete" by Wisin Ft. Plan B

Rosario's walk up song is also in Spanish. He grew up in Guayama, Puerto Rico.

Eduardo Escobar – "Motivate" by Danny Romero

Escobar also likes Spanish songs. Last year his walkup song was "Tú Me Quemas" by Chino y Nacho. The shortstop was born in Venezuela.

Eduardo Nunez - "Tarzan" by El Alfa

Nunez is from the Dominican Republic just like the artist from his walkup song.

Glen Perkins – "God's Gonna Cut You Down" by Johnny Cash

A native Minnesotan, Perkins walks up to the plate to this classic country song.

Joe Mauer – "What You Know" by T.I.

This star has a .313 career batting average, so he might "know" a lot about base hits.

Kevin Jepsen – "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio

The righthander was 9 years old when his walk-up tune (a 90s hip-hop classic) debuted.

Kurt Suzuki – "Me Name Jr. Gong" by Damian Marley

Some Reggae vibes for Suzuki, a Hawaii native, who went with Bob Marley jams while with the Nationals a few years back.

Miguel Sano – "Toy Killao" by El Secreto

Sano is also from the Dominican Republic, so it's not surprising that he too has a Spanish walkup song.

Trevor Plouffe – "Thuggish Ruggish Bone" by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

A classic for the 3rd baseman, with City Pages a few years ago describing the track as one that "will never really go out of style."

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