post-mauer First-round picks
A look at the 25 players selected by the Twins in the first round since 2001:
Year No. Player Pos. Drafted from Today
2001 1 Joe Mauer C High school (Cretin-Derham) All-Star catcher turned first baseman. Face of the franchise.
2002 20 Denard Span OF High school (Tampa Catholic) Hitting .281 as Nationals CF. Five decent years with Twins.
2003 21 Matthew Moses 3B High school (Henrico, Va.) Out of pro ball. Last played in 2009 at Class AA New Britain.
2004 20 Trevor Plouffe SS High school (Encino, Calif.) 20 doubles leads AL. Hitting .249 as the everyday 3B.
2004 22 Glen Perkins P Gophers All-Star closer for the Twins.
2004 25 Kyle Waldrop P High school (Knoxville, Tenn.) Class AAA Indianapolis. Appeared in 24 big-league games.
2004 35* Matthew Fox P Central Florida Out of pro ball. Appeared in only four games, one with Twins.
2004 39* Jay Rainville P High school (Warwick, R.I.) Out of pro ball. Never made it to big leagues.
2005 25 Matt Garza P Fresno State Starter for the Brewers. He’s 3-4 with a 4.42 ERA.
2005 39* Henry Sanchez 1B High school (San Diego) Out of pro ball. Received a 50-game drug suspension in 2009.
2006 20 Chris Parmelee OF High school (Chino Hills, Calif.) Outfielder, 1B reserve for Twins. Hitting .175.
2007 28 Ben Revere OF High school (Lexington, Ky.) Hitting .283 as Phillies’ starting center fielder.
2008 14 Aaron Hicks OF High school (Long Beach, Calif.) Part of Twins’ CF platoon.Struggling again, hitting .190.
2008 27 Carlos Gutiérrez P Miami Fla. In Cubs organization. Has yet to crack majors.
2008 31* Shooter Hunt P Tulane Out of pro ball. Never made it past Class A level.