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Austin Martin to work as a center fielder with Twins

by Brendan Tuma | Twins Correspondent | Tue, Aug 3rd 2:29pm EDT

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports the Twins view newly acquired INF/OF Austin Martin as a center fielder for now. (The Athletic)

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Martin, the No. 5 overall pick from the 2020 draft, was acquired in the Jose Berrios trade last Friday. He has been playing both shortstop and center field at Double-A this year, but Minnesota will stick with the outfield repetitions for now. Rosenthal adds that the club is focused on improving his arm strength, which is considered below average.

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