Category Archives: Minnesota Twins

Scouting Report: Oswaldo Arcia (OF)

BLUF: Potential for plus hit and plus power that holds up with a right-field profile. The Player: Oswaldo Arcia (OF, Minnesota Twins) – The Twins signed Arcia at the opening of the international signing period in 2007 and he debuted … Continue reading

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2013 Minnesota Twins Top 15 Prospects

The Twins system presented an interesting debate this year with two legitimate candidates for the top spot. In the end, I was tempted by the rare power profile presented by Miguel Sano, who still projects as a premium middle-of-the-order slugger. … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Twins 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Minnesota Twins 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/27/12) I’ve long considered myself pretty well tuned into the Twins farm system, not because of some concentrated effort, but just the virtue of the games I see and the scouts I speak with. … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Aaron Hicks (OF)

BLUF: Exciting, toolsy athlete with potential to contribute up the middle and across the board. The Player: Aaron Hicks (OF, Minnesota Twins) – The Twins first round pick, 14th overall, in the 2008 draft, Hicks signed and debuted that summer … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Eddie Rosario (2B)

BLUF: Bat gives star projection at second base and solid regular projection if on an outfield corner. The Player: Eddie Rosario (2B, Minnesota Twins) – Drafted by the Twins in the 4th round out of Puerto Rico in 2010 and … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: JO Berrios (RHP)

BLUF: Has the feel for pitching and raw stuff to project as a potential number two starter. The Player: JO Berrios (RHP, Minnesota Twins) – One of the few Puerto Rican pitchers drafted in the top two rounds after being … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Liriano, Johnson Dealt

Several more moves have dotted the trade deadline landscape over the last couple of days, including moves that sent left-hander Francisco Liriano and third baseman Chris Johnson packing. As usual, I will give brief scouting reports on the prospects involved … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League Central

Chicago White Sox With their first two picks in the draft, in the first and supplemental first rounds, the White Sox added some serious juice to their minor league system. The 13th overall pick, outfielder Courtney Hawkins, offers some of … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: American League Central

The balance of power in the American League Central shifted dramatically over the off-season. With the Tigers signing of Prince Fielder and the rebuilding efforts that appear to be underway in several other Central Division cities, the Tigers appear poised … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Miguel Sano (3B)

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Potential premium power hitter whether he’s at third base, first base or in left field.  The Player: Miguel Sano (3B, Minnesota Twins) – The Twins made a huge splash signing him out of the Dominican Republic … Continue reading

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