One name that popped up certainly fits the criteria of expertise and a short-term stay, and he remains unsigned after filing for free agency last November. Even though Carlos Ruiz led the Philadelphia Phillies to two pennants together with a World Series Championship, at thirty nine years of age he’d be considered ancient for the rugged requirements of an everyday catcher. That brings us straight back to the former Twins catcher with the French name, Matthew Lecroy. He has been o off of the field for over 10 years and now is employed as a trainer from the Minor!eagues, therefore he clearly is not going to be the replacement Castro. No, the next Minnesota catcher won’t be Lecroy, nonetheless it should be Lucroy. That’s the last name of all star catcher Jonathan, who currently is calling games for the Athletics. Together with Oakland in the exact middle of a rebuild and holding up the remaining teams in the American League West, the front office would probably be happy to deal Lucroy to get a top potential of the Twins. Since he’s signed for only 2018, Minnesota would be simply renting Lucroy for this season. Giving up a prospect for a rental player may appear short sighted, that is before you take into account the job of the Twins this past year. Everybody inside their division besides Cleveland is now in a rebuilding mode, giving Minnesota a lot of likely successes and also a good opportunity to repeat as one of the wildcards when they cannot overcome the Indians.