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Twins' Kyle Farmer: Gets $6.3 million
Farmer agreed to a one-year, $6.3 million contract with the Twins on Thursday that includes a $6.25 million mutual option for 2025, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.
There's a $250K buyout if the club declines the 2025 option. Farmer is more valuable in real life than in fantasy, as he doesn't have big tools, but he can capably play any position on the infield. He slashed .256/.317/.408 with 11 home runs in 369 plate appearances last season while playing 20-plus games at second base, third base and shortstop.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Swats two-run homer
Farmer went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run and an additional run against the White Sox in a 10-2 win Thursday.
Farmer's blast in the seventh inning gave the Twins a 6-0 lead and marked the end of Chicago starter Jose Urena's outing. It was the second straight game with a long ball for Farmer, marking the second time he has gone deep in back-to-back contests this season. Farmer is slashing .254/.311/.424 with 11 home runs, 36 RBI, 42 runs and one stolen base across 106 contests on the campaign.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Blasts three-run homer
Farmer went 1-for-2 with a three-run home run in Monday's 20-6 win over the Guardians.
Farmer slugged one of the Twins' three home runs against position player David Fry, who covered the final four innings of the contest to save the Guardians bullpen in a game Cleveland was already trailing by 10 runs when he took over in the top of the sixth. The 33-year-old utility player is now up to nine home runs on the season, with three coming in his last seven games.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Filling in for resting Julien
Farmer will start at third base and bat seventh in Sunday's game against the Rangers.
Farmer will pick up a start against Texas lefty Jordan Montgomery while the lefty-hitting Edouard Julien exits the lineup. Though he's posted an .840 OPS since the All-Star break, Farmer's opportunities are likely to be limited mostly to facing left-handed pitching while the Minnesota infield is at close to full strength.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Belts homer in win
Farmer went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and two walks in Tuesday's 10-3 win over the Mariners.
After a 23-game span with no homers, Farmer's gone deep in two of his last three games. The infielder is up to six long balls, 21 RBI, 29 runs scored and one stolen base while slashing .246/.313/.393 over 66 contests this season. Farmer should remain a fixture in the lineup versus left-handed pitchers, but he may lose more time against righties once Jorge Polanco (hamstring) returns from the injured list.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Breaks homer drought
Farmer went 3-for-5 with a solo home run, a double and two additional RBI in Saturday's win over the Athletics.
After going without a home run for 23 games, Farmer took Freddy Tarnok yard in the seventh inning for his fifth long ball of the campaign. The multi-hit effort broke Farmer out of a slump during which he batted 5-for-34 (.147) over 14 games.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Pops fourth homer
Farmer went 2-for-3 with a double and a solo home run in Tuesday's 7-5 win over the Brewers.
Getting the start at second base and batting seventh, Farmer chased Corbin Burnes from the game by leading off the seventh inning with his fourth homer of the season. The 32-year-old infielder has started only two of the last seven games, and with Edouard Julien getting a look at the keystone and Royce Lewis handling the hot corner, playing time will likely be scarce for Farmer despite his solid .270/.328/.393 slash line on the season.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Moves back to bench Monday
Farmer is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Astros.
With Royce Lewis (knee) starting at third base in his return from the 60-day injured list and with Carlos Correa having recently overcome a foot issue, Farmer no longer appears to have a clear path to steady playing time on the left side of the infield. He could challenge Edouard Julien for work at the keystone, but neither player will be anything more than a stopgap solution at the position with Jorge Polanco (hamstring) seemingly close to a return from the 10-day IL. After starting in each of the last nine games, Farmer looks set to see a big downturn in opportunities while he transitions into more of a utility role.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Racks up three hits
Farmer went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Angels.
Farmer has logged multiple hits in four of his last six contests, and he's driven in at least one run in five of those games. The 32-year-old continues to hit well, with his latest strong game lifting his season slash line to .319/.377/.478 with three home runs, 14 RBI, 15 runs scored and two doubles through 77 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Sitting Wednesday
Farmer is not in the starting lineup Wednesday versus the Dodgers.
Farmer will take a seat after he went 3-for-9 with a solo homer, four RBI, two walks and two strikeouts over the first two games of the series. The 32-year-old's hit streak has now reached seven games, and he's batting .370 with two home runs, seven RBI, six run scored and three walks over that stretch. Willi Castro will draw the start at third base and bat eighth in the series finale with Los Angeles on Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Opens and closes scoring
Farmer went 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk and three RBI in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Dodgers.
Farmer continues to hit well since returning from a mouth injury, going 10-for-27 (370) over his last seven contests. He provided an RBI single to open the scoring in the first inning Tuesday, then gave the Twins some insurance with a two-run homer in the ninth. The infielder is up to a .293/.364/.483 slash line with three long balls, 12 RBI, 12 runs scored and two doubles through 18 games.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Kyle Farmer: Strong in win
Farmer went 3-for-5 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's 16-3 win over the Cubs.
Farmer has hit safely in five straight games since returning from a mouth injury. Sunday marked his first multi-hit effort in that span, as he led the Twins with three hits in the contest. The hot return to action puts the infielder at a .286/.345/.449 slash line with two home runs, eight RBI, 11 runs scored, two doubles and no stolen bases through 55 plate appearances. Farmer has started all five games since his return at third base, including four contests versus right-handed pitchers, so it appears he's closer to maintaining an everyday role than falling back into a platoon with utility man Willi Castro.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-0, 205 lbs
|Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
|Bats/Throws: R, R