The Twins are 6-4 but played without some key offensive contributors Monday due to injury. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON. The Twins played without regulars Carlos Correa, Byron Buxton, Max Kepler, Alex Kirilloff and Jorge Polanco Monday and managed just 4 hits and 3 runs.
The Twins acquired 4 players Tuesday before the Major League Baseball trade deadline. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON. He says the Twins threaded the needle nicely by not giving up top prospects and yet acquired a top tier starting pitcher, 2 relievers and a backup catcher.
The Twins and their triple-A affiliate the St. Paul Saints are partnering to host a unique baseball tournament for girls. The Twins and Saints plan to hold what is believed to be the state’s first-ever girls baseball tournament.
The Twins traded for pitcher Sonny Gray with the Reds over the weekend, and acquired catcher Gary Sanchez and third baseman Gio Ursela from the Yankees Sunday. The Twins acquired infielder Isiah Kiner-Falefa for catcher Mitch Garver Saturday before flipping him to the Yankees in the deal that also sent third baseman Josh Donaldson to New York.
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