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MLB Rumor Central: Brandon Kintzler attracting 'considerable interest'

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With the Minnesota Twins in selling mode, a key member of their bullpen could be suiting up for another team as the Aug. 1 trade deadline approaches.

According to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick, Twins closer Brandon Kintzler is being eyed by several clubs looking for bullpen help down the final stretch of the season.

The Twins made their first big move Thursday night, trading All-Star shortstop Eduardo Nunez to the San Francisco Giants.

Kintzler took over the closer role in place of the struggling Kevin Jepsen in June and has been a perfect 8-for-8 in save opportunities since then. In 32 overall appearances this season, the 31-year-old has a 1.99 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 31⅔ innings.