PT TOMORROW: AL Central - Duran's eye-opening first week

Minnesota Twins

The door is quickly closing on your chances to acquire Jhoan Duran (RHP, MIN), but not as fast as his four-seamer, which reached 102 mph last week. Mgr Rocco Baldelli has said that Duran, who had an ADP of 741, will be used in a variety of roles moving forward. It certainly looks like he'll be in more high-leverage situations, but is there a ninth-inning gig in his future?

No one has taken the reins as of yet so the opportunity is there for the rookie. Jorge Alcala (RHP, MIN) recently hit the DL with an elbow injury and Tyler Duffey (RHP, MIN), one of the early front-runners to be the Twins' closer, has the only blown save for Minnesota. There's also recently acquired Emilio Pagán (RHP, MIN), who walked a batter and gave...


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