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The Twins and LHP Taylor Rogers agreed to a one-year, $6 million contract to avoid arbitration.
Rogers should once again be the Twins' primary ninth-inning man in 2021. His ERA rose from 2.61 in 2019 to 4.05 this past season, but it was obviously a small sample. The lefty once again averaged over a strikeout per inning.
Taylor Rogers allowed two runs on two hits and a pair of walks on Monday against the White Sox. He was saddled with his fourth loss of the season.
It wasn't a save situation, but Rogers now sports an unsightly 4.86 ERA and 1.56 WHIP for the year. While it wasn't what owners were hoping for when drafting Rogers among the top closers this season, he has still managed to log nine saves.
Minnesota closer Taylor Rogers earned the save in a 3-1 win over Cleveland on Friday. Rogers allowed one run in his inning of work.
Rogers served up a solo homer to Jose Ramirez but was able to nail down the save regardless. Rogers has a 1-3 record, 4.11 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, nine saves, and 19 strikeouts in 15 1/3 innings of work this year.
Minnesota Twins closer Taylor Rogers threw a scoreless inning to save a 2-0 win over the Tigers in the first game of a Friday doubleheader.
Rogers logged one strikeout in the frame. The veteran reliever has had an up-and-down season, posting a 1-3 record, 4.05 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, eight saves, and 16 strikeouts in 13 1/3 innings of work. The Twins have stuck by him in the closer role for now but his leash is considerably shorter than it was entering the year.
Minnesota Twins closer Taylor Rogers allowed three unearned runs in an 8-5 loss to the White Sox on Monday. Rogers struck out one and allowed three hits.
Rogers took the loss after he failed to keep the game tied at 5-5 in the ninth. An error put Edwin Encarnacion on base but Rogers then went on to serve up three hits, including a double to Luis Robert. Rogers has a 1-3 record, 4.38 ERA and seven saves this year.