Category: ‘Players’

Independent Streak
August 8th, 2017 at 10:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** When rebuilding a broken pitching staff, it's necessary to seek out solutions on all fronts. These include free agency, trades, draft, international, and... independent leagues?That last one isn't necessarily a conventional avenue for adding legitimate talent, but the Minnesota Twins have had some success there, and may have more yet...

On College vs. Prep Draftees, Two-Way Players and Other Notes
May 4th, 2017 at 10:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** We're a little over a month away from the 2017 MLB Draft, and it appears two frontrunners have emerged as candidates for the No. 1 pick: Brendan McKay from the University of Louisville and Hunter Greene from Notre Dame High School in Los Angeles.They are similar in talent, both are...

Twins Sent Eight Players To Minor League Camp
March 18th, 2017 at 8:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Saturday morning, the Minnesota Twins cut their roster by another eight players. With just over two weeks before spring training, the team still has several moves to make. High-level prospects Zack Granite, Mitch Garver, Nick Gordon and Daniel Palka were among those cut this morning.The Twins now have 48...

2017 Minnesota Twins Roster Projections – The Relief Pitchers
February 15th, 2017 at 9:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Over the last two weeks, we've been making some roster projections for the teams from the Twins down to Extended Spring Training. We predicted the starting pitchers earlier this week. Today we tackle the bullpen arms. Of course, there will be some crossover, especially in the lower levels.As always, the...

2017 Minnesota Twins Roster Projections – The Outfielders
February 7th, 2017 at 3:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** After beginning our Roster Projections last week with the Catchers, today we shift our attention to the outfield. It's seemingly always been a position in which we say, they have plenty of options and more in the future. And now the future is now, though there are still several more...