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Twinkie Town Nov 12, 2020
Trading Mitch Garver is probably not a good idea

Trading Mitch Garver is probably not a good idea

Photo by Hannah Foslien/ Even if I suggested it The Twins find themselves in the enviable position of having two good, young, cheap catchers. Last week, in our simulated off season, I traded Mitch Garver for pitching. The Twins have a chance to do the same in real life probably, but I don’t think they will, nor should. The case for trading Garver is pretty simple, really. Ryan Jeffers came up and looked good, Garver struggled, and the Twins have limited assets to acquire more pieces with. Eddie Rosario is likely gone, making both Byron Buxton and Max Kepler more important. The Twins...
Twinkie Town Nov 2, 2020
Which Max Kepler is the real Max Kepler?

Which Max Kepler is the real Max Kepler?

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The one who can hit left-handed pitching or the one who can’t? This past offseason the baseball leadership of the Twins organization looked prescient, having signed right fielder Max Kepler to an early career contract extension before the 2019 season. The $35-million guaranteed contract covered the 2019 through 2023 seasons and looked like a shrewd bargain for the organization after Kepler’s breakout 4.4-fWAR/4.1-bWAR 2019 campaign. That breakout 2019 season saw him slash .252 / .336 / .519 and bash 36 homers, 32 doubles, and score 98 runs, resulting in...

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