AUDIO: Twins stock up with starter Mahle, relievers López, Fulmer


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins stocked up their sputtering pitching staff before Tuesday’s trade deadline.

They acquired All-Star closer Jorge López from the Baltimore Orioles, starter Tyler Mahle (May-Hill) from the Cincinnati Reds and reliever Michael Fulmer from the Detroit Tigers, giving up a total of eight prospects in three separate deals.

President of Operations for the Minnesota Twins Derek Falvey talks about the impact of the trades:

Falvey talks about how they were able to give up so many prospects:

The Twins took a one-game lead in the AL Central into their game on Tuesday. They have a 5.30 team ERA since the All-Star break.