The Twins traded catcher Drew Butera to the Los Angeles Dodgers at the trade deadline on Wednesday. Minnesota will receive a player to be named later or cash. Butera appeared in just two games this season with the Twins. He is a career .182 hitter with 41 RBI in 186 games over his four-year career spent entirely with Minnesota.
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