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Rubbing Mud: Miguel Sano Through PECOTA`s Eyes by Matthew Trueblood

PECOTA loves Miguel Sano, but that might be because it doesn`t know any better.
Via Baseball Prospectus
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Miguel Sano Make History By Hitting Ball Off Tropicana Field Roof

Weird things tend to happen at Tropicana Field, which often plays more like a carnival game than a baseball stadium. Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano joined the fun Sunday by hitting a ball off the roof, marking the first time anyone has ever accomplished that feat at the home of the Tampa Bay Rays. Miguel Sano just hit the roof of the Trop. Not a catwalk—the actual roof...
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Miguel Sano flyball hits the roof at Tropicana Field

Playing at Tampa Bay’s Tropicana Field is always an adventure thanks to the catwalks and the roof, and on Sunday, Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano showed just how much of an adventure it can be for everyone involved. Sano became the first player ever to hit the roof of the Trop with a batted ball, with this 210-foot pop-up: Sano's fly out—the first batted ball to hit...
Via The Comeback
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miguel Sano hits ball off Tropicana Field roof

When Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano makes solid contact with a pitch, he tends to crush the ball. Fans at Tropicana Field on Sunday witnessed that when he became the first player to hit a ball off the roof there, which he did in the first inning of the game. With runners on the corners, Sano got under a pitch and skied it over 200 feet into the air. The ball hit off the roof...
Via The Sports Daily
August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Miguel Sano shatters bat over knee after strikeout

Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano struck out three times during Wednesday’s game against the Braves and was not happy about it. Now, through 151 games played, the Twins slugger has struck out 224 times, the most of any player through that number of games. Bo Jackson was close, getting K’d 204 times through 150. Sano swung through a breaking ball on Wednesday night, with runners...
Via The Sports Daily
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Sano excited for transition into right field

MINNEAPOLIS -- When the Minnesota Twins start spring training later this month, Miguel Sano will trot his muscular frame out to right field for an audition at his new position.It's not the ideal spot for Sano, but it's where the Twins have room for now. For the 22-year-old slugger to succeed in the transition, taking the right attitude might be just as important as the right glove...
Via Associated Press
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Miguel Sano’s Other Elite Skill

Miguel Sano didn’t exactly sneak up on the league. The massive 22-year-old Dominican slugger had been considered a top-100 overall prospect in baseball for each of the last six seasons, a top-20 overall prospect each of the last four. He’d have been a perennial No. 1 prospect for most any organization in baseball, if not for the presence of super-prospect Byron Buxton. In the...
Via Fangraphs
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

This Is Grainy Footage of Miguel Sano Homering Minutes Ago

The scores of Dominican Winter League games likely don’t represent a great concern for the majority of this site’s readership. One demographic to whom they’re pretty important, however, is Dominican people. Among that demographic is giant Twins batter and also Estrellas de Oriente designated hitter Miguel Sano. Sano’s eighth inning plate appearances tonight against Toros...
Via Fangraphs
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Sano's making his first adjustments

There’s a hitting prospect called straight up from Double-A currently blowing away offensive expectations while providing a boost for a surprising potential playoff team. Michael Conforto‘s just 22, and the New York Mets didn’t even really want to have him up so soon, but desperation forced their hand, and now Conforto’s sitting on a 166 wRC+. He homered on Wednesday. No...
Via Fangraphs
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Let's talk about Miguel Sano

By Paul Swyndan There are a lot of rookies getting attention this season. And with good reason — it’s been a pretty good year for rookie position players. But while Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, Joc Pederson, Jung-Ho Kang, Randal Grichuk are Carlos Correa getting lots of pub, it seems as though Miguel Sano has not generated the same volume of coverage nationally as...
Via Fangraphs
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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