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When you think of garbage, think of Akeem. When you think of power, think of Sano. Will Sano’s development produce an Eddie Murphy of power? Or will he be more Arsenio Hall?
Miguel Sano signed for $3.15 million with the Minnesota Twins as a 16-year old. The Dominican-born Sano garnered the second largest signing bonus given to a Latin American player at the time behind Michael Ynoa ($4.25M) of the A’s The 19-year old right hander stands 6’ 3” and weighs 195 pounds. Sano is currently playing third base, but may have to shift off of third due to defensive limitations.
Baseball Prospectus has Sano listed as the number 21 prospect (down from #12) in all of baseball and the second rated prospect in the Twins organization.
Baseball America sees Sano as the 9th best prospect overall and the best prospect in the Twins system. He’s steadily climbed the rankings moving from #94 after the 2009 season to #9.
Keith Law of ESPN ranks Sano number 11 on his 2013 to...
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Brian Dozier went to Venezuela during the offseason to learn how to better play second base.
He's closing in on completing the mission, with a spot in Minnesota's opening-day lineup there for the taking.
Dozier hit his first home run of spring training for the Twins during a 6-2, rain-shortened loss to the Miami Marlins on Monday.
In a game cut to 5 1-2 innings, Dozier...
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Brian Dozier went to Venezuela during the offseason to learn how to better play second base. He's closing in on completing the mission, with a spot in Minnesota's opening-day lineup there for the taking. Dozier hit his first home run of spring training for the Twins during a 6-2, rain-shortened loss to the Miami Marlins on Monday. In a game...