By Carlos Collazo
A crop of familiar position players, headlined by Alex Kirilloff and Royce Lewis, are poised to soon impact the Minnesota Twins lineups. Can their pitching prospects say the same? It’s a question we dive into in their brand new 2021 Top 10.
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Here’s how we project their lineup in 2024, with their 2024 age in parentheses.
Catcher: Ryan Jeffers (27)
First Base: Alex Kirilloff (26)
Second Base: Luis Arraez (27)
Third Base: Royce Lewis (25)
Shortstop: Jorge Polanco (30)
Left Field: Trevor Larnach (27)
Center Field: Byron Buxton (30)
Right Field: Max Kepler (31)
Designated Hitter: Miguel Sano (31)
Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Minnesota’s Top 10, click here.
Best Hitter for Average: Alex Kirilloff
Best Power Hitter: Aaron Sabato
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: LaMonte Wade
Fastest Baserunner: Royce Lewis
Best Athlete: Royce Lewis
Best Fastball: Jhoan Duran
Best Curveball: Dakota Chalmers
Best Slider: Edwar Colina
Best Changeup: Cole Sands
Best Control: Jordan Balazovic
Best Defensive Catcher: Ryan Jeffers
Best Defensive Infielder: Royce Lewis
Best Infield Arm: Keoni Cavaco
Best Defensive Outfielder: Gilberto Celestino
Best Outfield Arm: Gilberto Celestino