April 08, 2019 01:16 PM
The Minnesota Twins announced Monday that the team has acquired outfielder Malique Ziegler from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for first baseman Tyler Austin.
Austin had appeared in two games for the Twins this season, but was designated for release or assignment Saturday. Ziegler, meanwhile, opened this season with the Class A San Jose Giants. He had appeared in two games so far.
Last season, he hit .237 with 12 doubles, two triples and four home runs during time with Class A Augusta and the Arizona Rookie League.
He was drafted in the 22nd round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft out of North Iowa Community College.
Updated: April 08, 2019 01:16 PM
Created: April 08, 2019 12:27 PM
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