Grading the Trades: How the Minnesota Twins…

As we all know, deadlines spur action. That was true when the MLB Trade Deadline passed last Friday, as the Minnesota Twins dealt Nelson Cruz, Hansel Robles, J.A. Happ and Jose Berrios all in separate deals either on or before the July 30 deadline. The writing had been on the wall for quite some time that this season wasn’t going to be a productive one, and when teams head down that path they usually pare off impending free agents, older players and whatever combination of both of those that they have.

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