Tag 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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The Lineup: 1/20/13

Nothing crazy this week, just continuing to release my rankings and scouting reports. I will button up the AL Central and the Twins with a full report on Kyle Gibson and then jump right into the Mets and Yankees as … 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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The Lineup: 1/14/13

The rankings continue this week but first I have to catch up on a scouting report I had originally scheduled for last week. The full breakdown of former Blue Jays shortstop Adieny Hechavarria will wrap up the Marlins rankings and … 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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Accountability Check: Make or Break Prospects

This will be the last of my three mid-season accountability checks where I look back to see how I’m doing with some of the thoughts I offered at the start of the minor league season. After identifying breakout prospects in … Continue reading

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