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Mitch Garver is absent from Tuesday's lineup against the Pirates.
Alex Avila is batting eighth and catching for Minnesota this afternoon. It's a routine day off for Garver, who is batting just .143 with one homer on the year.
Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver went 1-for-3 with a solo homer in a 3-1 win over Cleveland on Sunday.
Garver is off to a slow start this season, hitting .167 with that being his first homer. Hopefully that longball will get his bat going for his fantasy owners.
Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver went 0-for-3 with three strikeouts in a 2-0 loss to Cleveland on Thursday.
Garver, along with the rest of the lineup, could not figure out Cleveland ace Shane Bieber. Garver is hitting just .154 with one run and one RBI in 13 at-bats.
Mitch Garver went 2-for-3 out of the leadoff spot for the Twins on Saturday. He walked, scored, and hit a pair of singles.
Minnesota has a deep lineup loaded with power, and Garver is no exception. The backstop smacked 31 homers in 93 games last year. He is a top-five option at a thin position and should be deployed with confidence across all formats.
C Mitch Garver plans on starting 40-45 contests at catcher during the MLB's shortened 60-game season.
Garver said he would like to start 40-45 games at catcher during the shortened 60-game campaign. "Maybe even 50 games. That's a nice number to get to. Obviously I want to be out there every chance I can to help contribute," said Garver. He had a career campaign in 2019, slashing .273/.365/.630 with 31 homers, 67 RBI and 70 runs scored across 359 plate appearances. The 29-year-old is currently fifth among all catchers in the latest expert consensus rankings.