Twins trading pitcher José Berríos to Toronto Blue Jays

Jose Berrios #17 of the Minnesota Twins looks on and smiles against the Los Angeles Angels on July 24, 2021 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images / Getty Images)

The Minnesota Twins are trading pitcher José Berríos to the Toronto Blue Jays. 

The Blue Jays confirmed the trade on Twitter. In return, the Twins are getting Simeon Woods Richardson, a 20-year-old right-handed pitcher and Austin Martin, a 22-year-old shortstop. 

This season, Berríos is 7-5 with a 3.48 ERA. He was scheduled to start in Friday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. First pitch is at 7:15 p.m. 

The Twins are expected to address the media at 4:30 p.m. 

The trade deadline is at 3 p.m. 

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