New Twins Insider podcast! @MillerStrib joins after covering huge weekend in Cleveland. Topics: Will the Twins use a bullpen game (or two) in the playoffs? Brusdar Graterol makes his case for being on the playoff roster, but will Kyle Gibson make it?
Young Twins reliever Brusdar Graterol sets franchise record: 101.9 mph
When the #MNTwins moved both Brusdar Graterol and Jorge Alcala to the Triple-A bullpen, I asked GM Thad Levine if they were being prepped for call-ups. "Rather than trade them away for a short-term fix, maybe we should look at them as the short-term fix. "
New (free) podcast! Michael Pineda's suspension, the #MNTwins lineup wrecked by injuries, Sam Dyson possibly being damaged goods, Brusdar Graterol's ups and downs, and breaking down various playoff roster scenarios.
Brusdar Graterol threw 11 fastballs in his #MN Twins debut. 99.6 99.3 99.0 98.5 98.5 99.1 98.6 99.3 98.5 98.7 99.6 A few Twins have topped out at 99, but *averaging* 99? We've never seen anything like this. He also threw three sliders: 88.4, 90.0, 88.1.
Finished off with a fastball. Brusdar Graterol tallies his first MLB strikeout! 🔥💯
Congrats to Brusdar Graterol on his MLB debut to finish off the game in the 9th! 1 IP 2 H 0 R 0 BB 1 K 14 pitches, 10 strikes. 🙌🙌🙌