Twins Trade Activity and Rumors: 8/6

The non-waiver deadline passed .  Since waiver trades can also happen in August I will add to this on a as-needed basis, when news appear.   Hypothetical trades and "good fits" are not in the list, only reports of actual interest by a particular team for a particular player.


John Morosi thinks that  Kyle Gibson might be a target of Brewers, in addition to infielders (7/25) and Ken Rosenthal indicates that the Twins have had talks with several teams about him but the price is high (7/27)

The Yankees spoke to the Twins about Ervin Santana and other pitchers, per Jon Heyman (7/26)


The Twins placed RF Robbie Grossman on the 10-day disabled list. Right hamstring strain. (8/6)

The Twins recalled RF Johnny Field from AAA Rochester Red Wings.(8/6)

The Twins sent RHP Michael Pineda on a rehab assignment to Rookie GCL Twins.(8/6)

The Twins placed RHP Matt Magill on the paternity list. (8/4)

The Twins sent RHP Aaron Slegers on a rehab assignment to AAA Rochester (8/4)

The Twins have acquired off waivers: RHP Oliver Drake from the Blue Jays and OF Johnny Field from the Rays.  They optioned Field to AAA Rochester (8/3)

The Twins have traded 2B Brian Dozier to the Dodgers for IF Logan Forsythe, LHP Devin Smeltzer, and OF Luke Raley. (7/31)

The Twins have recalled RHP Trevor May from AAA Rochester (7/31)

The Twins activated RHP Addison Reed from the 10 day DL. (7/30)

The Twins traded RHP Lance Lynn to the Yankees for 1B  Tyler Austin and RHP Louis Rijo (7/30)

The Twins traded LHP Zack Duke to the Mariners for RHP Chase De Jong and 1B/3B Ryan Costello.  (7/30)

The Twins have traded RHP Ryan Pressly to the Astros for RHP Jorge Alcala and CF Gilberto Celestino  (7/27)

The Twins have traded IF Eduardo Escobar to the Diamondbacks for RHP Jhoan Duran and OFs Ernie De La Trinidad and Gabriel Maciel (7/27)

The Twins have recalled 3B Miguel Sano from AAA Rochester (7/27)

The Twins have recalled LHP Gabriel Moya from AAA Rochester (7/28)

UT Taylor Motter has cleared waivers and will be reporting to AAA Rochester (7/27)

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