The Twins built a pitching staff that should induce many ground balls this season, so having a defensive middle infield that can gobble up grounders is a must.
Reid Brignac, who was recently designated for assignment, is a slick-
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, believes the Twins could be interested in the sure-handed Brignac.
The Twins are projected to enter the season with Pedro Florimon at shortstop and Brian Dozier at second base. Florimon looked good defensively in his short stint with the Twins last season, and the team is hopeful Dozier will make a better transition to second base after struggling at shortstop last season.
Minnesota has limited options behind Florimon and Dozier. Jamey Carroll, 39 in a couple weeks, is expected to open the season in a utility role.
Heyman believes the Astros could also be interested in Brignac.