More trades seem to happen in MLB after the July 31 nonwaiver deadline than they used to, and the Twins are a prime example. First Kevin Correia and now Josh Willingham are gone.
It’s that time of the year: SportsCenter is having an hourlong special on fantasy football even though there’s still three weeks before the season starts. 9 p.m., ESPN.
“Getting a sandwich for a guy whose contract ends in two months is a good move. This Willingham deal, along with trading away Correia and Morales were good salary dumps. The Twins don’t do much right, but I will give them credit for this deal.”
— blairg commenting on startribune.com.
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If the trade is about Twitter followers, Kevin Love (1.17 million) defeats Andrew Wiggins (283,000).