abc
QUICK LINKS:

Source: Twins Have Interest in Free Agent Saltalamacchia

Created: 11/11/2013 12:51 PM KSTP.com
By: Darren Wolfson

Joe Mauer's move to first base undoubtedly has implications for the future of Mauer and of the Twins.

One of those implications includes interest in free-agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. A baseball source confirmed to KSTP that the Twins have expressed preliminary interest in the veteran catcher.

A separate source said to also keep in an eye on free-agent A.J. Pierzynski's situation, that he'd be a good one-year stop-gap option until Josmil Pinto is ready to take over as the main option.

The Twins have a few meetings lined up with agents at the Orlando general managers meetings, which started Monday morning. So far those gatherings appear to be centered on starting pitching.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Broken Clouds
76°
82° | 66°
  • Feels like: 76° F
  • Wind: S 12mph
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Sat Mainly sunny
    86° | 64°
  • Sun Isolated thunderstorms
    77° | 58°
  • Mon Partly cloudy
    78° | 60°
  • Tue Times of sun and clouds
    81° | 62°

Video

KSTP NEWS