Chart: Twins prospects fanning out to the minors
- Article by: LA VELLE E. NEAL III
- Star Tribune
- March 24, 2012 - 9:48 PM
ROCHESTER RED WINGS (AAA)
OF Joe Benson (3): Tantalizing power/speed combo. Can he hone his strike zone judgment?
RHP Liam Hendriks (6): Not overpowering but competitive. Good sinking fastball.
SS Brian Dozier (9): Potential table-setter. At age 24, his time might be now.
1B Chris Parmelee (10): Good September run last season. Good strike zone judgment.
RHP Kyle Gibson: Out for season (elbow surgery).
NEW BRITAIN ROCK CATS (AA)
OF Aaron Hicks (4): Five-tool talent. Needs a big year to maintain status.
C Chris Herrmann: Encouraging fall league performance.
RHP Bruce Pugh: Bullpen candidate.
RHP Dakota Watt: Fastball touches 97 mph.
RHP Deinys Suarez: Cuban joined organization last year.
FORT MYERS MIRACLE (A)
OF Oswaldo Arcia (5): Power potential, needs to be more patient. Could be promoted early.
RHP Adrian Salcedo (7): Live fastball, good control. Good pitching acumen.
RHP Alex Wimmers: Has solved bouts of wildness.
SS Levi Michael: Making pro debut.
OF Angel Morales: Battled injuries last season.
BELOIT SNAPPERS (A)
3B Miguel Sano (1): Has to improve decision-making in the field. Massive power potential.
2B Eddie Rosario (2): Transition from OF to 2B is in full swing. Power last year was a surprise.
RHP Madison Boer (8): Relieved last season in debut year but will start. Good hard fastball.
RHP Matt Summers: Dominated in brief stint.
LHP Corey Williams: Fastball in the low 90s.
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