Twins get outfield depth from Cubs in ex-Tiger Monroe
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins hope Craig Monroe hits as well for them as he did against them.
The Twins acquired Monroe from the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday for a player to be named. The 30-year-old outfielder batted .219 with 12 homers and 59 RBIs last season for the Tigers and the Cubs, who obtained him Aug. 23 after Detroit designated him for assignment.
Before going to Chicago, Monroe tormented the Twins during his
four-plus seasons with Detroit in the AL Central. ...
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