Twins could be trade partner as deadline nears
to Pittsburgh for outfielder Alex Presley and pitcher Duke Welker . While fans were sad to see Morneau go, the trade made ..... waivers by Houston before the 2014 season began, and Welker was traded back to Pittsburgh for pitcher Kris Johnson
Twins positional preview: First base
dealt him to the Pirates in exchange for outfielder Alex Presley and a player to be named later (which turned out to be Duke Welker ). After Morneau was traded late in the season, Parmelee and Colabello split time at first base. Parmelee, who also
Twins trim roster down to 40
2010). In 30 games last season, he batted just .185. Johnson was acquired in the offseason from Pittsburgh for Duke Welker . Fryer was trying to make the team as a backup to Kurt Suzuki. He has played in 22 major-league games in the last
Full Count: Hughes a hot commodity
role. The team also has the number of intriguing options that AAA. Most notably Ryan Reid and Jerry Hughes but also Duke Welker and big black provided of course that recovers from his oblique injury.options that AAA. Most notably Ryan Reid and Jerry Hughes but also Duke Welker and big black provided of course that -- recovers from his oblique injury.