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Article: Twins Daily 2019 Midseason Top 40 Prospects: Recap

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:50 AM
While the first half of the season has gone swimmingly for Minnesota's big-league club, things were less rosy in the minors. The highest...
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Article: Wouldja? Trading For Giants Closer Will Smith

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:08 AM
It’s easy to say we want the Twins to go out and get a top shelf reliever, but what exactly would one cost? Last year’s trade market can...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/15): Javier Breaks...

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 10:07 PM
We hear it from time to time, but it is a phrase that is important to remember. Player development is not linear. From the time a player...
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Article: Twins Daily In June: A Record-Setting Month

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:36 PM
It’s important to occasionally reflect on the community that we’re building here, so we can make it better and acknowledge all the great...
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Article: Is Taylor Rogers the AL’s Most Valuable Reliever?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Taylor Rogers was an 11th round draft pick back in 2012. Here’s the list of players from that round that have a positive WAR at the big-l...
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Episode 3: Get To Know Royce Lewis, AJ Achter

In this week's Get to Know 'Em podcast, learn more about former Minnesota Twins Right-handed Pitcher AJ Achter and one of baseball's top prospects, Royce Lewis.
Image courtesy of Seth Stohs, Twins Daily (photo of Royce Lewis)
In this week's episode, you will see two guys with different pathways to the big leagues.

AJ Achter was drafted in a round that doesn't even exist anymore.

Royce Lewis was the first overall pick in the 2017 draft.



AJ Achter worked his way up the ladder and pitched in parts of three major-league seasons.

Royce Lewis is working his way up the Twins ladder.

We talked to Achter about his time in a Twins unirform and his path to the big leagues. We talked about his relationship with teammates and some of the impressive teammates that he has had. We also talked about his transition from player to pitching coach at Eastern Michigan University.

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We talked to Royce Lewis about his spring training, what he worked on this offseason and many random questions about his life away from baseball.



Be sure to subscribe to the Get To Know 'Em Podcast on iTunes.


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2 Comments

I haven't listened to the podcast yet, but my first thought after reading the headline for this article was: What are Twins doing now? Are they doing another Pat Dean and bringing back another marginal pitcher like A.J. Achter? And then I saw the part about him being a college coach. Whew!

Time for predictions?
"Twins for now."
86 wins says I.

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