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Minnesota Twins catcher Willians Astudillo went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in a 7-4 loss to the Orioles on Tuesday.
Astudillo went deep in the eighth inning. The veteran is now hitting .289 with four homers, seven runs, and 12 RBI in a mostly part-time role for the Twins this year.
Willians Astudillo has hit in the hand by a pitch in the 2nd inning but stayed in the game to catch one more inning and take one more at bat. He was then removed in the 4th inning.
Astudillo seemed to be in a lot of pain after getting hit, and despite initially staying in the game, it's clear the injury was bothering him enough to leave the game. Catcher Ben Rortvedt came in to take Astudillo's place who was starting his first game at catcher due to an injury to starting catcher Mitch Garver.
Minnesota Twins first baseman Willians Astudillo went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in a 6-3 loss to the Rangers on Tuesday.
Astudillo hit his solo shot in the fifth inning in what would be the final run for the Twins in the 10-inning loss. Astudillo is hitting .288 with three homers, five runs, and nine RBI in 59 at-bats.
Minnesota Twins first baseman Willians Astudillo went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in a 10-2 win over Cleveland on Wednesday.
Astudillo continues to see regular time at first base with Miguel Sano on the COVID-19 list. Astudillo is hitting .278 with two homers, three runs, and eight RBI in 54 at-bats. He remains a fantasy asset in leagues where he's eligible at catcher.
Minnesota Twins first baseman Willians Astudillo went 1-for-3 with a solo homer in a 2-0 win over the Pirates on Friday.
Astudillo took Pittsburgh starter JT Brubaker deep in the third inning. With Miguel Sano landing on the injured list on Friday, look for Astudillo to see the majority of the starts at first base in the near future. He's a strong waiver add in leagues where he is eligible at the catcher position.