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Bobby Wilson

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:01 AM
How much longer is the team going to continue to trot out a 35 year old catcher hitting .138?It makes zero sense and I get that there is...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/22): RUNS, RUNS, RU...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:21 AM
Byron Buxton went deep in Rochester and Miguel Sano went hitless for Fort Myers. Fort Myers and Elizabethton both put up football scores...
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Luis Arraez

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:21 AM
Wow! The numbers this kid puts up are truly amazing. A career 332 average, but he was injured last year and after a very slow start is...
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JT Realmuto.....go get him.

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:46 AM
This is the guy they should be pursuing. Not gonna be cheap in prospects, but worth it, imo.   Vhttps://www.mlbtrade...or-marlins.ht...
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Should the Twins be sellers?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:42 AM
Long ways to go. We play a lot of AL Central teams so we could bounce back but it’s clear this team is a step below the competition Shou...
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Twins Acquire Tommy Milone

Trade Deadline Day is here, and the Twins have already made a trade. Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Minnesota Twins have acquired soft-tossing left-hander Tommy Milone from the Oakland A's. The Twins sent outfielder Sam Fuld to the A's in return.

In potentially related news, hearing that the Twins are going to call up Kennys Vargas.
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Tommy Milone has spent parts of the past three seasons with the A's after a couple of games with the Nationals in 2011. His career record is 32-22 with a 3.84 ERA.

In 2014, he is 6-3 with a 3.55 ERA in 16 starts, but with the recent additions to the A's rotation (Jeff Samardijza, Jason Hammel and Jon Lester), he has been squeezed out of the rotation. He reportedly asked for a trade earlier this week. According to a press release from the Twins, Milone will report to Rochester first.

Vargas has had a breakout year in New Britain for the Twins this year. Though he has slumped of late, the large, switch-hitting DH/1B has a lot of power and will likely get an opportunity to play a lot. In case you were curious, Vargas will wear uniform #19.

Edit by Brock Beauchamp:
Sorry folks, there was a technical snafu on this article that was the fault of yours truly.

If you want to participate in the discussion of this trade, please do so here: http://twinsdaily.co...e-tommy-milone/


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