The Twins, who have already got the bats to make some noise within the postseason, are reportedly working so as to add a marquee pitcher to assist the workers.
MLB Community reported Friday that the Twins had a “top talent evaluator” in San Francisco on Thursday to look at the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner face Noah Syndergaard of the Mets. (Each pitchers fared effectively within the 16-inning marathon, with Bumgarner permitting one earned run in 9 innings and Syndergaard giving up one by way of seven.)
Supply: #Twins had a prime expertise evaluator in San Francisco for final night time’s Madison Bumgarner-Noah Syndergaard matchup. Minnesota has the prospects to make a robust play for both starter and likewise has curiosity within the #SFGiants relievers. @MLB @MLBNetwork
– Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 19, 2019
Past that, MLB Community reported the Twins are additionally wanting on the Giants relievers, in addition to Tigers starter Matthew Boyd and nearer Shane Greene.
Clearly, the Twins will face competitors from different suitors for many of these aforementioned hurlers main as much as the MLB commerce deadline. They usually’re not dealing out of desperation, already boasting a 1-2 rotation punch of Jose Berrios, an All-Star the previous two seasons, and Jake Odorizzi, an All-Star this season.
However including one other marquee arm makes the Twins much more harmful down the stretch and in a postseason collection. The Twins starters already rank fourth in MLB with a 3.71 ERA.