Sunday, January 5, 2020

Newsletter Excerpt, January 5, 2020 -- "Josh Donaldson (maybe!) and the Twins"

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"They’re still connected to the last high-end free agent, Josh Donaldson, who would sharply improve the infield defense by moving Miguel Sano to first base. Should the Twins fail to get Donaldson, it’s likely their 2020 payroll will be down from 2019, a tough thing to explain after a season in which tickets sold at Target Field jumped by 15%, the second-highest jump in MLB."