There’s a growing sense within the Minnesota Twins
organization that free agent-right hander Brett Myers could be a good fit,
reports Joe Christensen of the Star Tribune.
"They're interested, or perhaps even very
interested," Myers’ agent Craig Landis said. "And that's about as far
as we are right now."
While he pitched as a late-inning reliever last season,
Myers has said that he’d like to enter 2013 as a starter. Twins insiders
believe he will be one of their primary targets because of his reasonable
asking price and the fact that he would probably embrace the chance to become a
Minnesota will have to get creative in order to fill its rotation
next year, as they entered the offseason with one starter, left-hander Scott
Diamond, penciled in for 2013.
Myers, 32, started 33 and 34 games for the Houston Astros in
2010-11. He owns a career ERA of 4.20 over 11 seasons in the majors spanning 377
appearances, including 249 starts.
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