3 Ideal landing spots for Jackie Bradley Jr. after Red Sox release
Jackie Bradley Jr. could be the answer to the Minnesota Twins’ outfield injury issue
The Minnesota Twins’ outfield is barren thanks to several injuries. Their depth chart – or lack thereof – has Alex Kirilloff, Trevor Larnach, Max Kepler, and Kyle Garlick all on the 10-Day Injured List.
Target Field is one of many ballparks where Bradley struggles to hit (.170/.267/.302, .569 OPS over 15 games), but if they need another Gold Glover in the outfield with Byron Buxton, there’s no harm in giving JBJ a chance.
Honorable mention: Baltimore Orioles
The Baltimore Orioles acquired Brett Phillips from the Rays at the deadline, but if they hadn’t, they could’ve gotten Bradley for pennies.
Bradley struggles to hit at almost every MLB ballpark, but Camden Yards is the rare exception. In 54 career games there, he’s hit 12 home runs.
And then, of course, there’s this catch, one of the best moments in JBJ’s extensive defensive highlight reel: