A TAKER’S DOZEN
The Twins traded five major leaguers over the past week and picked up 12 players in return: a major leaguer, a part-time major leaguer, and 10 prospects:
• Logan Forsythe, 31, second baseman for Los Angeles Dodgers, joined the Twins.
• Tyler Austin, 26, infielder at Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes Barre (Yankees) who started the season with the Yankees, assigned to Class AAA Rochester.
• Chase De Jong, 24, pitcher at Class AA Arkansas (Seattle), assigned to Rochester.
• Jorge Alcala, 23, pitcher at Class AA Corpus Christi (Houston), assigned to Class AA Chattanooga.
• Luke Raley, 23, outfielder-first baseman at Class AA Tulsa (Dodgers), assigned to Chattanooga.
• Devin Smeltzer, 22, pitcher at Tulsa, assigned to Chattanooga.
• Ryan Costello, 22, infielder at Class A Clinton (Seattle), assigned to Class A Fort Myers.
• Ernie De La Trinidad, 22, outfielder at Class A Kane County (Arizona), assigned to Fort Myers.
• Jhoan Duran, 20, pitcher at Kane County, assigned to Class A Cedar Rapids.
• Gabriel Maciel, 19, outfielder at Kane County, assigned to Cedar Rapids.
• Gilberto Celestino, 19, outfielder at Class A Tri City (Houston), assigned to rookie league Elizabethton.
• Luis Rijo, 19, pitcher at Class A Tampa (Yankees), assigned to Elizabethton.