AL Central Prospect Notebook For May
Prospect reporting for each of the five clubs in the American League Central, headlined by an emerging young Twins slugger.
Christian Encarnacion-Strand Continues Impressing Twins
After a loud pro debut, the Oklahoma State slugger has opened eyes in the spring—and not only with his bat.
Twins Righthander Casey Legumina Poised For Breakout Year
The 24-year-old righthander finished the 2021 season on a tear after an unusual injury sidelined him in June.
After Two Years Away, Twins' Royce Lewis Is Ready To Go
The pandemic and a serious injury have kept Royce Lewis off the field since 2019. Now, he's ready to get back on the path to Minnesota.
Twins Outfielder Matt Wallner Has Renewed Confidence Heading Into 2022
The 24-year-old outfielder rounded out an injury-filled 2021 season with a blistering stint in the Arizona Fall League.
For Chris Vallimont, A Season Of Extremes
The 24-year-old righthander pushed his strikeout and walk rates to the extremes in 2021, but the Twins are convinced of his upside and added him to the 40-man roster.
Andrew Bechtold Tries A New Position In AFL
The OBP-oriented third baseman got a crash course in a new position in the Arizona Fall League, one that decreases the pressure on his bat and increases his versatility.
Jose Miranda: Twins 2021 Minor League Player Of The Year
The 23-year-old added impact to his batted balls and versatility to his profile to put himself on the MLB radar.
Louie Varland Earns Attention
A late Target Field workout convinced the twins to draft the local product. Two years later, the 23-year-old is making them look smart.
Twins Add Austin Martin To Their Nucleus
Drawn by Martin's premium athleticism and on-base skills, the Twins reluctantly traded ace Jose Berrios to the Blue Jays to add a player they view as a key part of their future.