Twins trade for outfielder Michael A. Taylor

Michael A. Taylor
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According to multiple reports, the Minnesota Twins have a new outfielder.

The Twins have acquired outfielder Michael A. Taylor from the Kansas City Royals. Taylor, a former Gold Glove winner, will join a stocked Twins outfield with Byron Buxton, Joey Gallo, Max Kepler and more.

Taylor is a .241 career hitter known more for his defense will provide both a right-handed bat in the outfield surrounded by lefties and insurance in center field should Byron Buxton get hurt.

The Twins give up two minor league pitchers in the deal. Triple-A reliever Evan Sisk and Double-A reliever Steven Cruz.

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