Twins Spotlight Replay: Episode 2 (Matt Canterino)
Image courtesy of Seth Stohs, Twins DailyWith their second-round pick in the 2019 MLB draft in 2019, the Minnesota Twins selected right-handed pitcher Matt Canterino from Rice University.
After signing, he made a couple of tune-up appearances in the GCL before joining the Cedar Rapids Kernels. he went 1-1 with a 1.35 ERA in five starts. In 20 innings, he struck out 25 batters.
While the 2020 minor league season was cancelled, Canterino did spend the last couple of weeks at the Twins alternate site in St. Paul. From there, he went to Ft. Myers for Twins Instructional League.
We discussed several topics from his introduction to pro ball, his strange 2020 season, and what he's hoping to do this offseason. Find out his thoughts on the draft, his short spring training, quarantine work, getting the call to work at the Twins Alternate site in St. Paul, and instructional league.
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More on Matt Canterino:
- Twins Select Matt Canterino with 54th Overall Pick (June 2019)
- Matt Canterino: Pitcher and Problem Solver (Sept 2019)
- Matt Canterino Highlights (Tom's YouTube page, Jan 2020)
- Twins Daily Top 20 Twins Prospects: 11-15 (Feb 2020)
- Follow Canterino on Twitter at @cotton_cante.