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Twinkie Town Apr 9, 2019
Twinkie Town Talk: The free cars and nuns edition

Twinkie Town Talk: The free cars and nuns edition

Good Morning Twinkie Town! How are you today? In case you missed it yesterday: Well, truth be told, you didn’t miss a whole lot, except... Tawny’s always excellent Monday Morning Minnesota column. I wrote a bad limerick about our favorite player in the comments There once was a man named Astudillohis baseball skills made him a heroWhen he came to batshort, round and fatthe pitcher looked like a zero— Twinkie Town (@TwinkieTown) April 8, 2019 Elsewhere in Twins Territory The Twins officially traded first baseman Tyler Austin the Giants for MiLB outfielder Malique Zeigler Nick...
The Mercury News Apr 8, 2019
How new acquisition Tyler Austin fits in with the Giants’ immediate plans

How new acquisition Tyler Austin fits in with the Giants’ immediate plans

The Giants believe new acquisition Tyler Austin is an important piece to a lineup puzzle that's still taking shape.

Giants acquire outfielder, first baseman Austin from Twins

First baseman/outfielder Tyler Austin has been traded to the San Francisco Giants from the Minnesota Twins for minor league outfielder Malique Ziegler.
Golden Gate Sports Apr 8, 2019

San Francisco Giants: Breaking down the Tyler Austin trade

The San Francisco Giants have reportedly acquired Tyler Austin from the Minnesota Twins to add another piece to their struggling offense. Here’s a quick breakdown of the early-season trade. The San Francisco Giants are evidently not done making roster additions as for the second time in the first two weeks of the 2019 MLB season […] San Francisco Giants: Breaking down the Tyler Austin trade - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
SFGate Apr 8, 2019

SF Giants make trade for Tyler Austin

A former Yankees farm product, Austin has spent time in the past four years in the majors first with the Yankees from 2016-18 and last season and part of this year with the Twins. Ziegler has a combined .232 career batting average.

Twins trade Tyler Austin to Giants for minor league outfielder

Austin ran into a numbers game behind Nelson Cruz and C.J. Cron in Minnesota.

Twins call up Chase De Jong, designate Tyler Austin for assignment

The Twins are about to face the Phillies in the second game of a three-game series at Citizen's Bank Park
Twinkie Town Apr 6, 2019
Chase De Jong called up; Tyler Austin DFA’d

Chase De Jong called up; Tyler Austin DFA’d

A bullpen arm was needed after last night’s bullpen game. Do-Hyoung Park broke news less than an hour ago of a roster move that was pretty much needed after last night’s ad-hoc bullpen game against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Minnesota Twins decided to add old friend Chase De Jong to the 40-man roster; he is traveling from Allentown, Penn., (Why was he there? I don’t know) [editor’s note: it’s because Rochester is visiting the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs this weekend] and will be available for today’s game. De Jong pitched four games and 17.2 innings for the Twins last season,...

Former Yankees teammates look for a shot on Twins

But the Twins might not have room for either Tyler Austin or Ronald Torreyes.

Tyler Austin Photos

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