Twins Acquire Pitcher from Tigers

Jorge Lopez, Tyler Mahle, and now, Michael Fulmer. The Minnesota Twins have had a busy day.

Per Ken Rosenthal, the Twins have acquired right-handed pitcher Michael Fulmer from the Detroit Tigers for minor league pitcher Sawyer Gipson-Long.

Fulmer has been a reliable bullpen option for the Tigers this season, posting 3.20 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, and 39 strikeouts across 39 innings. He's also converted two saves. The twenty-nine-year-old will be an unrestricted free agent after this season. 

In the minors this season, Gipson-Long has posted a 4.23 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, and 87 strikeouts across 87 innings. 

The Twins have greatly bolstered their pitching staff this trade deadline and look poised to make a deep run this post-season.

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