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July 31, 2014

Transaction Analysis

A's hire A's

by R.J. Anderson, Bret Sayre and Ben Carsley



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MINNESOTA TWINS
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Acquired LHP Tommy Milone from the A's in exchange for OF-L Sam Fuld. [7/31]

There are plenty of heralded ways to rebuild an organization, but the Twins, in the way they've handled Sam Fuld, have just completed one of the most overlooked. On April 20th, the Twins claimed Fuld off waivers from the Athletics and carried him on the active roster because they could. The Twins weren't blocking anyone with his presence, nor were they concerned with getting every last tenth of a win out of their roster. They held onto him long enough for the playoff teams to come hunting (as good speed/defense guys are usually sought after by contenders), and this is what happens. Sure, it's not as sexy as trading an established player for prospects, but it all works toward the same goal.

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