The Twins phenom hits homers at a spectacular pace but strikes out at a record pace. That`s not by accident, and it`s not necessarily by mistake.
A rough series defensively for Twins third baseman Miguel Sano concluded with his most costly error yet, as he couldn't field a grounder that proved to be a four-run swing for the Red Sox.
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BOSTON (AP) The Minnesota Twins are proving they haven't given up. After opening the season with just 16 wins in their first 56 games, the Twins have started the post All-Star break nicely. They earned their fifth victory in nine games to clinch a winning road trip. Miguel Sano homered and Eduardo Nunez drove in three runs, including two in a five-run seventh inning, as Minnesota...
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Miguel Sano has shown in his limited time with the Minnesota Twins that he is a great power-hitting threat. But let’s face it, in that same limited time, he has proven to be just as big of a defensive liability whether it be in the outfield or at third base. This past weekend was just […] Minnesota Twins: What Do Sano’s Struggles Mean for Plouffe? - Puckett's Pond - Puckett...
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Miguel Sano has returned to the Minnesota Twins, the experiment with making him a right fielder likely over. The Twins recalled Sano on Friday from his rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Rochester, after a 27-game absence because of a strained left hamstring. He was in the lineup at third base against the Texas Rangers, batting third. ''I've been working...
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Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano has been on the disabled list due to a hamstring injury since the start of June. He's making progress towards returning to the big leagues with the final step being a minor league rehab assignment, which he's currently in the midst of.On Wednesday, he played third base for the Rochester Red Wings. Sano went 0-for-3 with an embarrassing blunder...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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