The Giants and Indians are scouting Minnesota second baseman Brian Dozier, in response to a report from the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The Twins despatched shortstop Eduardo Escobar to the Diamondbacks in trade for 3 prospects Friday.
Two extra potential touchdown spots for Brian Dozier, per sources: #SFGiants and #Indians. Each golf equipment have been scouting #mntwins 2B this week. Panik is on DL (groin) and Kipnis is having one other down yr (.629 OPS vs RHP). CLE nonetheless contemplating 2B/3B/OF choices, I hear.
— Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) July 28, 2018
Dozier has registered a .226/.307/.409 slash line this season. He has additionally tallied 16 dwelling runs and 51 RBIs.
The 31-year-old infielder has spent all seven of his MLB seasons with the Twins. He has gained a Gold Glove and was an All-Star in 2015.
The Indians acquired reliever Brad Hand from the Padres earlier this month. They’re additionally reportedly excited about Rangers slugger Joey Gallo.
The Twins at present maintain a 48-54 report and path American League Central main Cleveland by eight video games. Minnesota additionally traded reliever Ryan Pressly to the Astros this week.