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Twinkie Town Nov 16, 2016

The case for Mitch Garver as the Twins' long-term solution at catcher

With Kurt Suzuki heading out to free agency, and the only other backstops on the 40-man roster being essentially replacement-level backups, catcher is one uncertain spot for the Twins as we creep closer to 2017. One player who is not yet on the 40-man roster, but will undoubtedly be added soon in order to protect him from the Rule 5 draft, is Mitch Garver, Minnesota's most advanced and promising prospect behind the plate. It's a long way until Spring Training, so it remains to be seen if Garver, John Ryan Murphy and Juan Centeno will be competing for two spots on the Opening Day roster, or...
Twinkie Town Nov 9, 2016

Twins Going After Jason Castro?

Twins are rumored to be interested in free agent catcher Jason Castro Per Mike Berardino, the Twins are interested in Houston’s free agent catcher, Jason Castro. I'm told #MNTwins have expressed preliminary interest in free agent catcher Jason Castro (HOU). Meeting w/ his agent expected Wednesday.— Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) November 9, 2016 This makes sense, as catcher was one of the weakest positions for the Twins in 2016. The trio of John Ryan Murphy, Kurt Suzuki, and Juan Centeno combined for a -1.5 bWAR, which ranked 24th in MLB. At the plate, Castro has regressed...

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