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Updated: August 13th, 2013 4:34pm
Twins complete Drew Butera trade, land 19-year-old lefty from Dodgers

Twins complete Drew Butera trade, land 19-year-old lefty from Dodgers

by Phil Mackey
1500ESPN.com
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The Drew Butera trade is complete. 

The Minnesota Twins will receive 19-year-old left-hander Miguel Sulbaran as the player-to-be-named-later from the Los Angeles Dodgers. 

Sulbaran owns a 3.01 ERA with 85 strikeouts and only 27 walks in 92 2/3 innings for Low-A Great Lakes. Of his 23 games, 16 are starts. It's likely he'll join Low-A Cedar Rapids in the Twins' organization. 

Word is Sulbaran's fastball sits in the 88-90 mph range, which doesn't fit into the Twins' plan to add more power arms to the system. But landing a 19-year-old with some upside for a catcher who hit .182/.230/.263 over three years in the big leagues is probably about as big of a haul as the Twins could have hoped for. 

Phil Mackey is a columnist for 1500ESPN.com. He co-hosts "Mackey & Judd" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.
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