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Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver went 2-for-4 with a double, a homer, and three RBI in a 10-2 win over the Mariners on Thursday.
Garver ripped a three-run homer in the third inning. The young backstop is hitting .222 with two homers, three runs, and four RBI in 18 at-bats.
Minnesota catcher Mitch Garver went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk in an 8-2 win over the Brewers on Sunday.
Garver disappointed in 2020 after breaking out in 2019. He's hoping to put the shortened season last year behind him and reclaim his role as the team's lead catcher. Garver has two hits in eight at-bats in 2021.
Twins catcher Mitch Garver is absent from Saturday’s lineup against the Brewers.
Garver will be given the day off Saturday after going 0-for-5 on Opening Day. Ryan Jeffers is batting seventh and handling catching duties for the Twins. Garver was dealing with a hand injury at the end of spring but returned for the Grapefruit League finale. The 30-year-old catcher should be available off the bench for Saturday’s contest.
Twins C Mitch Garver exited Thursday’s game early after being hit by a foul tip on his left hand.
Garver was diagnosed with a bruise and appears to have avoided a serious injury. He was quickly removed from the game, but no exact details were provided. Garver might need a few days off and should be all systems go by Opening Day.
Catcher Mitch Garver signed a one-year contract with the Twins on Wednesday to avoid arbitration, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.
After a breakout 2019 campaign that saw him bat .273 with 31 home runs in just 93 games, Garver batted .167 with two home runs in 23 games in 2020, limiting his leverage in arbitration. Garver isn't as good as he was in 2019 or as bad as he was in 2020, but the two extremes make him a difficult projection for 2021 in Minnesota.