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Pitchers and Catchers Report Date?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:22 PM
What is the current status of Spring Training, and the start of the season? Is there a schedule?
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Jake Odorizzi, What's going on w/ him?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:22 AM
Since the beginning there was a lot of FA talk surrounding Jake &thattherewas a lot of interest from various teams. Thought he'd be g...
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Twins DH

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:22 PM
Is the Twins DH already on the roster?I love watching Nelson Cruz, but we are going to jam up the pipeline of prospects if we keep Cruz....
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fangraphs and other national, non-local articles about th...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Can't find the old thread on this but it's probably time for a new one anyway. Fangraphs just published their playoff odds - https:...
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Free Agency / Re-Signings 2020-21 Offseason

Other Baseball Yesterday, 06:49 PM
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.