Nick Gordon Adds Power To His Game

Twins Midseason Report

Best Player

The Twins were ecstatic when a bigger, stronger Nick Gordon began throwing his newfound weight around in 2016, racking up 32 extra-base hits in a full season as the shortstop at high Class A Fort Myers.

So imagine their excitement when the 2014 first-rounder—the fifth overall selection—exceeded that number by midseason this year at Double-A Chattanooga while batting .308/.378/.477 in 73 games.

Actually, the most excited observer isn't even part of the organization.

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