As we turn the calendar page from 2012 to 2013, it’s also time to turn the page and look forward to the 2013 season.
The Roster & Payroll page has become a pretty popular destination for TwinsDaily.com visitors, so I’ve decided to make some changes to make it MORE informational (can you believe it?) but also more reader-friendly.
The 2012 page has been skinned down to the big-league payroll and is still viewable here (link not available yet...).
The meat and
News of the Twins Prospect Handbook will probably start popping up soon. So to help with that appetite, you will find a couple profiles that won't make the final cut... because the players got cut.
Wang-Wei Lin – OF – (6/28/88)
Acquired: Signed as F/A in Oct 2006 from Taiwan
2012 Team(s): Beloit Snappers
2012 Stats: .232/.343/.334, 14-2B, 5-3B, 4 HR, 30 RBI
Lin has spent the previous three seasons in Beloit and regardless of what happens, we know he
Though there may be moves yet to happen, you can view the updated Spring Training Roster here.
Some comparisons between last year's spring training roster and this year's:
Pitchers - Last year the Twins brought in 33 pitchers, this year the number is currently at 34.
Catchers - A year ago there were eight catchers officially invited and one added in the weeks leading up to spring training. This year the Twins have five on their 40-man and have invited four