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MAX KEPLER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Twins minor-league stars of the week: Aug. 21

This week's FOXSportsNorth.com Minor League Star of the Week is Chattanooga center fielder Max Kepler. Kepler, a native of Berlin, Germany, has produced exemplary stats all season, but especially this week. Since Sunday, Kepler has gone 9 for 15 (.600) at the plate, with six RBI. It'll be interesting to see how Kepler fits into the Minnesota Twins' loaded outfield picture in 2016...
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The Fringe Five: Baseball’s Most Compelling Fringe Prospects

Note: San Diego prospect Travis Jankowski and Minnesota’s Max Kepler would both have likely been included within this edition of the Five, but are both ineligible — the former due to a promotion to the majors, the latter for having appeared among the top prospects on Kiley McDaniel’s recent in-season update. The Fringe Five is a weekly regular-season exercise, introduced a...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

German-born Kepler puts best foot forward with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Max Kepler was too tall to follow in the footsteps of his parents, both of whom were professional ballet dancers. And growing up in Germany, a country that embraces soccer, Kepler eventually gave up that sport. The Minnesota Twins are glad he did. Instead of dancing or making a living with his feet, Kepler opted to play baseball at the urging of his mother. He attended...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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