Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have acquired catcher Chris Gimenez and a player to be named later or cash from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for catcher Bobby Wilson.
Gimenez, who was most recently at Triple-A Iowa, played in 12 games for the Cubs this season, hitting .143 (4-for-28) with one RBI and three walks. He spent all of 2017 with the Twins, playing in 77 games, hitting .220 (41-for-186) with nine doubles, seven home runs and 16 RBI. Gimenez will report to Triple-A Rochester.
Wilson played in 47 games for the Twins, hitting .178 (24-for-135) with eight doubles, two home runs and 16 RBI.