Aaron and John talk about another frustrating week for the Twins filled with blown opportunities and injuries, plus Miguel Sano's big moment, Donaldson's big error, Alexander Colomé's march back, early impressions of Trevor Larnach, and the point of no return. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeartRadio or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click this link.
The games on Saturday were split into two groups; laughers that were finished before the game ended and nail-biters that ended in the final plate appearance. All of that and more in this edition of the minor league report.
It’s still very early in the minor league season, but let’s take a look at four prospects — one at each level — who have impressed. Here is some discussion and highlights on Bailey Ober, Josh Winder, Seth Gray and Edouard Julien.
On Friday night, the Wichita Wind Surge topped the Amarillo Sod Poodles 4-2 to claim a share of the best record in minor league baseball at 8-2. Familiar faces and the return of a former Twins prospect have helped Wichita to their fast start.
On Friday, Twins right-hander Matt Shoemaker made his seventh start with the club. Allowing five earned runs doesn’t look attractive in the box score, but I’d argue that Shoemaker has met expectations to this point in the season.