The Minnesota Twins sent shockwaves throughout Major League Baseball when they flipped starting pitcher Jose Berrios to the Toronto Blue Jays for top 100 prospects Austin Martin and Simeon Woods-Richardson.
The Minnesota Twins entered the 2021 season with a minor league system considered by many to be among the top 15 in all of baseball. Headlined by the likes of Royce Lewis, Alex Kirilloff, and Trevor Larnach, the Twins affiliates boasted lineups filled with athletes who projected to one day be big l...
That pun deserves at least a little mileage The one MLB-level player the Twins acquired at the trade deadline was pitcher John Gant, from Saint Louis. Gant is part of the return for JA Happ, and the fact the Twins got anything at all in return is shocking.
And, if you did, you’re better off mentally than most of us. The Twins previewed their post-2021 “rebuild” in the Falvine era by basically hitting nothing and having a late pitching meltdown, which is probably going to be repaired via next season’s Colome/Robles.
The MLB trade deadline came and went at 3pm CT today, and the Twins are a different team than they went into it. I’ll have a more thorough breakdown of the deadline later this week, but let’s first run through the nuts and bolts of what actually happened.
Well, that was a whirlwind! In case you missed anything, here are the major moves: Twins moves: DH Nelson Cruz to Tampa for RHP Joe Ryan and RHP Drew Strotman RHP Jose Berrios to Toronto for SS/OF Austin Martin and RHP Simeon Woods-Richardson LHP JA Happ and Cash Considerations to St.
The Twins have started their trade deadline sale, and have really started it up for baseball. Designated Hitter Nelson Cruz was shipped to Tampa, along with a minor league prospect for two Rays pitching prospects.