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  1. Prospect list in depth, Part Two: 41-50

    Here is part two of my detailed prospect list. This is where it tends to get pretty cloudy with a lot of reliever types, but these names either were or would have been in the 25-35ish range in the Twins system 2-3 years ago. That is a good sign.

    50. Dakota Watts (DOB: 11-16-87), RH reliever: Watts bounced back from a rough 2011 to have a substantially better 2012 and remain on this list. He still walks to many batters and that is going to be the main issue going forward. His AA performance ...

    Updated 12-31-2012 at 09:10 AM by Shane Wahl

  2. Prospect list in depth, Part One: HMs and 51-60

    This is the first in a series of blog posts breaking down my top 60 Twins prospects. I realized that I had omitted Ryan Pressly and Zach Jones from my initial list, so they will make it into the series now. Overall the system has improved dramatically in the past two years, both at the top and with respect to depth.

    Honorable Mention: Matthew Koch, Bobby Lanigan, Tyler Grimes

    HM: Matthew Koch: After an inconsequential 2011, Koch started out of the gates hot in the first ...
  3. Roster Options for 2013

    There is strangely now much more uncertainty about the 2013 roster than there was for 2012. A little over a month ago it seemed like things were clear-cut. There was a 50/50 chance that Span would be traded, but otherwise it looked like much of the 25-man roster was pretty clear.

    In the past few weeks, the Twins have traded Span (for prospect Alex Meyer), traded Ben Revere for Vance Worley (and prospect Trevor May), signed Kevin Correia, Mike Pelfrey and Rich Harden, and selected Ryan ...

    Updated 12-21-2012 at 06:11 PM by Shane Wahl

  4. Top 60 Prospects for 2013

    This is under the assumption that no more prospects are going to be added to the system before the beginning of the 2013 season. So here are the top 60 prospects in the Twins organization:

    1. Miguel Sano
    2. Aaron Hicks
    3. Oswaldo Arcia
    4. Byron Buxton
    5. Alex Meyer
    6. Eddie Rosario
    7. Jose Berrios
    8. Kyle Gibson
    9. Max Kepler
    10. Trevor May
    11. Joe Benson

    Updated 12-13-2012 at 10:47 AM by Shane Wahl

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