Twins reliever Hildenberger embraces high-leverage role

April 15, 2019 04:34 PM

Twins reliever Trevor Hildenberger leads the majors with 14 inherited runners this season, and only three have scored.

He talked to KSTP Sports on Monday about embracing his high-leverage role.


***Click the video box on this page to see a chat with Hildenberger***

Twins manager Rocco Baldelli plays matchups, which Hildenberger is fine with. But that also means he'll continue to come in with men on base from time-to-time. His slider, in particular, gives him full confidence in those situations.

Hildenberger signed a 1-year deal worth $572,500 in March.

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