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Minnesota Twins Make Move to Strengthen Bullpen, Add Juan Morillo

Published by on April 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Minnesota Twins have had serious struggles with their bullpen so far this season, just as they did at the start of last year. Last year, they cut bait on Juan Rincon, added Craig Breslow and saw almost immediate improvement.

They'll hope for the same effect from Juan Morillo this season.

Morillio was claimed off waivers Friday from the Colorado Rockies, where he'd spent his entire career. Morillo is just 25, hits 95 to 96 on the radar gun, but is a walk machine. In 2006, he struck out 132 hitters in AA, but also walked 80.

Hopefully, working with Rick Anderson will help Morillo find the plate more consistently. If he can cut down on the walks, there is a chance Morillo could become a solid option for ...

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