Falvey: “Gray is as big of a competitor as you can find”

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MINNEAPOLIS, M.N. (GoWatertown.net) — The Minnesota Twins have made some preseason noise this year by acquiring players via trades.

One of those was for right-hander Sonny Gray in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds. The Reds received Twins pitching prospect Chase Petty who was Minnesota’s first-round draft pick last year. President of Baseball Operations for the Minnesota Twins Derek Falvey says it was tough to give up Petty:

Gray is a two-time All-Star who went 7-9 with a 4.19 ERA in 26 starts last season with the Reds. Falvey talks about what made the trade attractive for the Twins:

Minnesota has been one of the busiest players in the shortened off-season. Falvey says this has been an off-season like no other:

The Twins open their shortened spring training season March 17th against the Red Sox. Your home for Twins Baseball is 950 KWAT.