Scouting Report AL Rankings
Basic Team Opponents
R/GM 5.80 (2nd) 4.65 (6th)
AVG .270 (2nd) .257 (8th)
OBP .338 (4th) .316 (6th)
SLG .494 (2nd) .419 (5th)
Advanced
BB% 8.2% (11th) 7.2% (1st)
K% 20.9% (3rd) 23.4% (6th)
ISO .224 (1st) .162 (2nd)
BABIP .300 (8th) .310 (11th)
Style
FB/AB 0.27 (1st) 0.24 (12th)
GB/AB 0.30 (13th) 0.31 (9th)
SBA 49 (15th) 87 (13th)
Sac Bunts 10 (11th) 20 (3rd)
IBB Issued 10 (14th) 21 (4th)
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Michael Pineda
No suspension reduction
PMinnesota Twins
Suspension
March 29, 2020
If the 2020 season is less than 162 games due to the delay necessitated by the COVID-19 epidemic, the recent agreement between MLB and the MLB Players Association on a reduced season is believed to mean that Pineda will still need to serve the remaining 39 games of his drug suspension, Skor North 1500 KSTP-AM Minneapolis reports.
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Blaine Hardy
Undergoes Tommy John surgery
PMinnesota Twins  AAA
Elbow
March 27, 2020
Hardy underwent Tommy John surgery last week, Phil Miller of the Star Tribune reports.
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Byron Buxton
Would have made Opening Day
OFMinnesota Twins
Shoulder
March 27, 2020
Buxton (shoulder) would have been in the Opening Day lineup had the season started on time Thursday, manager Rocco Baldelli told Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "Buck's rehab could not have gone smoother," Baldelli said. "Physically, mentally, he's in a tremendous spot."
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LaMonte Wade
Headed to minors
OFMinnesota Twins  AAA
March 26, 2020
Wade was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Thursday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
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Sean Poppen
Optioned to minors
PMinnesota Twins  AAA
March 26, 2020
Poppen was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Thursday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
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Ehire Adrianza
Set to serve as backup infielder
SSMinnesota Twins
March 20, 2020
Adrianza will enter the season as the backup at shortstop and second base, Patrick Reusse of the Star Tribune reports.
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Max Kepler
Struggles in small sample
OFMinnesota Twins
March 20, 2020
Kepler hit .158 with one double, two walks and four strikeouts in 21 plate appearances this spring prior to the shutdown.
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Luis Arraez
Struggles in Grapefruit League play
2BMinnesota Twins
March 20, 2020
Arraez hit .103 with zero extra-base hits, three walks and six strikeouts in 32 plate appearances this spring.
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Josh Donaldson
Taking on leadership role
3BMinnesota Twins
March 20, 2020
Donaldson hit .292/.320/.417 with three doubles and a 7:1 K:BB in 25 Grapefruit League plate appearances.
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Nelson Cruz
Mashed in Grapefruit League
DHMinnesota Twins
March 20, 2020
Cruz went 10-for-23 with three home runs, two doubles and a walk during Grapefruit League play, good for a .435/.458/.913 slash line.
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Minor League Affiliates
  • Rochester Red Wings AAA
  • Pensacola Blue Wahoos AA
  • Fort Myers Mighty Mussels A+
  • Cedar Rapids Kernels A
  • Gulf Coast Twins R
  • Elizabethton Twins R
Coaches
  • Rocco Baldelli Manager
  • Rudy Hernández Hitting Coach
  • Bill Evers Coach
  • Tommy Watkins First Base Coach
  • Tony Diaz Third Base Coach
  • Wes Johnson Pitching Coach
  • Edgar Varela Hitting Coach
  • Bob McClure Bullpen Coach
  • Mike Bell Bench Coach