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Twins drop Rochester as AAA affiliate, Pensacola also may...

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 10:17 PM
This is a piece by LEN III lifted from the StarTribune web site. https://m.startribun...ment/573034791/
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Caesar Hernandez a Marwin replacement option

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:20 PM
A contact hitter with speed who has played mostly 2b the past 3seasons but has some experience at 3B and SS. Probably is just a 3B and 2...
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Is Cruz a MUST signing? And what if he doesn't fit?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Let me state I love Cruz and want him back if possible. I not only believe he brings class, experience, knowledge and leadership to the t...
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Craig Breslow, Assistant General Manager - Cubs

Other Baseball Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Twice former Twin Craig Breslow was promoted to Asst GM in Chicago, working alongside former Twin Randy Bush.   https://www.mlbtrade...
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Free Agency / Re-Signings 2020-21 Offseason

Other Baseball 29 Nov 2020
Free agency is likely going to be a really slow burn this year, but I still think it's worth having a thread to discuss signings. ...
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Twins Spotlight Replay: Episode 3 (Aaron Whitefield)

On Saturday morning, I chatted with Twins outfielder Aaron Whitefield about a variety of topics, including getting a big-league opportunity. Join the conversation live on the Twins Daily Twitter, Facebookor YouTube pages.
Image courtesy of Brad Rempel, USA Today
The Twins signed outfielder Aaron Whitefield out of Australia despite very limited baseball experience. He was a star fast-pitch softball player and represented his country internationally in that sport.

He's a great athlete with lots of tools, and he's gradually worked his way up the Twins organizational ladder. He reached Double-A Pensacola in 2019. He was likely headed there to start 2020, and then came a global pandemic.

However, Whitefield was a surprise late addition to the Twins Summer Camp in July, and he made the Twins Opening Day roster. His big-league time was short-lived, but even in his two games played, his most elite tools were on display.

Aaron Whitefield is fast. Really fast. And he's very good in centerfield. He also runs the bases well.

Find out more about Whitefield, his story, and what else he's got going on Twins Spotlight.







More on Aaron Whitefield:

Get to Know: OF/2B Aaron Whitefield (Dec. 2015)

Aaron Whitefield: From Softball Diamonds to Diamond in the Rough (May 2017)

Previous Episodes:

Episode 1: Tom Hackimer
Episode 2: Matt Canterino


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1 Comments

Nice job again Seth. Interesting Aaron thinking of super utility position, sounds very athletic, fast and possibly ready defensively, but needs bat improve. Handled being released well and sounds like likes Twins organization. Will be watching his progress.