Today the Minnesota Twins picked up outfielder Erik Komatsu off of waivers and designated Clete Thomas for assignment. Clete's career with the Twins started off on fire with a homer in his second at-bat but quickly went down in flames batting only 4-28 since. That's too bad. I actually thought Clete Thomas was going to be the answer to all of the Twins' problems. But, seriously...it's just another example of how we can't seem to get any good young talent on the ball field.
Komatsu is coming over from the Cardinals and has gone 4-19 with three runs scored this season. Sweet move right? But this is going to be just the first of many potential moves to come.
The trade deadline is July 30 and the Twins' landscape could look significantly different by then. Unfortunately, there aren't many players who would be worthy enough to constitute a "blockbuster" trade.
At the top of the list though would be center fielder Denard Span. He's off to a great start battin...