John Millea

Not Short On Heart

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Numbers don't lie, and neither does performance. Shortstop Chris Cates hopes his numbers will prove he belongs in professional baseball, but not the number that represents his height. Cates stands 5-foot-3, which makes the former Louisville player the smallest player in the pro ranks. But he knows that how he performs—not his size—will be the most important factor in his career.

Majors | #2008#Minnesota Twins#Organization Reports

Twins’ Insistence Pays Off

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The Twins were adamant about one thing: righthander Deolis Guerra had to be part of any deal with the Mets for Johan Santana. It's easy to see why. New York's erstwhile top pitching prospect stands 6-foot-5, weighs 200 pounds and already has two years of pro experience even though he won't be 19 until the season's second week.

Majors | #2008#Minnesota Twins#Organization Reports