Minnesota Twins minor league players

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Below are the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Minnesota Twins:

Players[edit]

A. J. Achter[edit]

A. J. Achter
Minnesota Twins
Pitcher
Born: (1988-08-27) August 27, 1988 (age 25)
Oregon, Ohio
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Adam J. Achter (born August 27, 1988) is an American professional baseball player for the Minnesota Twins organization.

Achter attended Clay High School in Oregon, Ohio, where he starred for the school's baseball and basketball teams.[1][2][3] He enrolled at Michigan State University, where he played college baseball for the Michigan State Spartans baseball team.

The Minnesota Twins selected Achter in the 46th round of the 2010 MLB Draft.[4] Though he was expected to return to Michigan State for his senior year, leading him to fall to the 46th round, but the Twins signed him with a $50,000 signing bonus.[5]

In 2013, Achter played for the New Britain Rock Cats of the Class AA Eastern League.[6] He was named to appear in the Eastern League All-Star Game.[7] He was assigned to the Arizona Fall League after the season.[8]


Logan Darnell[edit]

Logan Darnell
Minnesota Twins – No. 38
Pitcher
Born: (1989-02-02) February 2, 1989 (age 25)
Joelton, Tennessee
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Logan R. Darnell (born February 2, 1989) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Minnesota Twins organization. He played college baseball at the University of Kentucky.[9]

The Twins added him to their 40-man roster during the 2013-14 offseason.[10]


B. J. Hermsen[edit]

B. J. Hermsen
Minnesota Twins
Pitcher
Born: (1989-12-01) December 1, 1989 (age 24)
Masonville, Iowa
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Brett Joseph Hermsen (born December 1, 1989) is an American professional baseball player for the Minnesota Twins organization.

Hermsen attended West Delaware High School in Manchester, Iowa. The Minnesota Twins selected Hermsen in the sixth round of the 2008 MLB Draft. Hermsen signed, rather than follow through on his commitment to attend Oregon State University.[11]

In 2012, Hermsen was named the Twins' best minor league pitcher. Before the 2013 season, the Twins added Hermsen to their 40-man roster to protect him from the Rule 5 draft.[12] After pitching to a 1-10 win-loss record and a 4.81 earned run average during the 2013 season, they removed him from the 40-man roster that offseason.[10]


Edgar Ibarra[edit]

Edgar Ibarra
Minnesota Twins – No. 60
Pitcher
Born: (1989-05-31) May 31, 1989 (age 24)
Valencia, Carabobo
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Edgar Ibarra (born May 31, 1989) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher. Ibarra is a member of the Minnesota Twins organization.

After the 2013 season, the Twins purchased Ibarra's contract, adding him to their 40-man roster.[13]


Jorge Polanco[edit]

Jorge Polanco
Minnesota Twins – No. 78
Shortstop
Born: (1993-07-05) July 5, 1993 (age 20)
San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Jorge Luis Pacheco Polanco (born July 5, 1993) is a professional baseball shortstop in the Minnesota Twins organization.

Polanco signed with the Minnesota Twins in 2009. He made his debut in 2010 for the Dominican Summer League Twins. He also played for the Gulf Coast Twins that year and hit .233./303/.294 overall. He remained with the Gulf Coast Twins in 2011, hitting .250/.319/.349 in 51 games. Playing for the Elizabethton Twins in 2012, he hit .318/.388/.514 with five home runs in 51 games.[14] He played the 2013 season for the Cedar Rapids Kernels hitting .308/.362/.452 and five home runs in 115 games. He played for the Leones del Escogido of the Dominican Professional Baseball League during the 2013 offseason.[15] The Twins added him to their 40-man roster during the 2013-14 offseason.[10]

Reynaldo Rodriguez[edit]

Reynaldo Rodriguez
Minnesota Twins
First baseman
Born: (1986-02-07) February 7, 1986 (age 28)
Cartagena, Colombia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Reynaldo Rodriguez was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Yankees in 2006. He spent that season and the next season performing well in rookie ball. He was unsigned until 2010, when the Boston Red Sox signed him. In Boston, he made it up to the triple-a Pawtucket Red Sox. Over the 2012 offseason, he became a free agent and was signed by the Minnesota Twins.


Danny Santana[edit]

Danny Santana
Minnesota Twins – No. 39
Shortstop
Born: (1990-11-07) November 7, 1990 (age 23)
Monte Plata, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Daniel Ernesto Santana (born November 7, 1990) is a professional baseball player in the Minnesota Twins system.

The Twins signed Santana as a free agent in December 2007. In November 2012, the Twins added Santana to the 40 man roster in order to protect him from the Rule 5 draft.[16]


Kennys Vargas[edit]

Kennys Vargas
Minnesota Twins – No. 68
First baseman
Born: (1990-08-01) August 1, 1990 (age 23)
Canovanas, Puerto Rico
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Kennys Vargas (born August 1, 1990) is a professional baseball player in the Minnesota Twins organization.[17] He was added to the Twins 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.

Alex Wimmers[edit]

Alex Wimmers
Minnesota Twins
Pitcher
Born: (1988-11-01) November 1, 1988 (age 25)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Alex Wimmers (born November 1, 1988) is a professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins organization.

The Twins drafted Wimmers in the first round, with the 21st overall selection, of the 2010 MLB Draft.

On August 2, 2012, Wimmers underwent Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL. He had made one start with Double-A New Britain and one with the GCL Twins.[18]


Minor League affiliate rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

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Double-A[edit]

New Britain Rock Cats roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

  • 26 Kyle Kundson
  • 22 Matt Koch

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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Fort Myers Miracle roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 27 José Berríos
  • 21 Madison Boer
  • 31 Tyler Duffey
  • 35 Brian Gilbert
  • 33 Steven Gruver
  • 45 David Hurlbut
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  • 22 Brett Lee
  •  9 Mason Melotakis
  • 19 Tim Shibuya
  • 18 Matt Tomshaw
  • 40 Jason Wheeler
  • -- Corey Williams Injury icon 2.svg
  • 24 Alex Wimmers

Catchers

  •  2 Tyler Grimes
  • 20 Jairo Rodriguez

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches


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Class A[edit]

Cedar Rapids Kernels roster
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Pitchers

  • 21 Brandon Bixler
  • 38 Hudson Boyd
  • 37 Ryan Eades
  • -- Dallas Gallant ‡
  • 43 Felix Jorge
  • 40 Yorman Landa
  • 32 Josue Montanez
  • 24 Alex Muren
  • 44 Brandon Peterson
  • 20 Christian Powell
  • 47 Randy Rosario
  • 31 Aaron Slegers
  • 19 Kohl Stewart
  • 26 Miguel Sulbaran

Catchers

  • 16 Bo Altobelli
  • 25 Mitch Garver
  •  9 Michael Quesada

Infielders

  • 18 Chad Christensen
  • 22 Bryan Haar
  •  2 Joel Licon
  •  7 Tanner Vavra
  •  1 Engelb Vielma
  •  4 Logan Wade

Outfielders

  • 17 Zack Granite
  • 23 Zach Larson
  •  5 Jeremias Pineda

Manager

Coaches


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Rookie[edit]

Elizabethton Twins roster
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Pitchers

  • 22 Luke Bard
  • 11 Josh Burris
  • 16 Andrew Ferreira
  • 51 Carson Goldsmith
  • 49 Stephen Gonsalves
  • 32 C. K. Irby
  • 44 Kuo Hua Lo
  • 24 Austin Malinowski
  • 17 Andre Martinez
  • 35 Tanner Mendonca
  • 48 Hein Robb

Catchers

  •  8 Bryan Santy

Infielders

  • 25 Carlos Avila
  • 13 Javier Pimentel

Outfielders

  • 23 Jake Proctor
  •  7 Dereck Rodriguez

Manager

Coaches

  • 43 Henry Bonilla (pitching)


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Gulf Coast League Twins roster
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Pitchers

  • 11 Jose Abreu
  • 49 Cameron Booser
  • -- J. T, Chargois
  • 47 Damian Defrank
  • 32 Brandon Easton
  • 19 Sam Gibbons
  • 45 Miguel Gonzalez
  • 46 Josh Guyer
  • 13 Zach Hayden
  • 55 Chih-Wei Hu
  • 78 Derrick Penilla
  • 89 Fernando Romero
  • 50 Tyler Stirewalt
  • 80 Lewis Thorpe
  • 27 Seth Wagner
  • 22 Jared Wilsn
  • 37 Leonel Zazueta
  • 57 Reyson Zoquiel

Catchers

  • 79 Jorge Fernandez
  • 31 Brian Navarreto
  • 36 Joel Polanco
  • 75 Alex Swim

Infielders

  • 41 Jonatan Hinojosa
  •  1 Will Hurt
  • 25 Amaurys Minier
  •  2 Nelson Molina
  • -- Ryan Walker

Outfielders

  • 15 Adonis Pacheco
  •  8 Ivory Thomas
  • 39 Ryan Tufts

Manager

  • 12 Ramón Borrego

Coaches

  • 17 Rudy Hernandez (hitting)
  •  5 Riccardo Ingram (coach)
  • 23 Luis Ramirez (pitching)
  • 18 Ehren Wassermann (pitching)


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Dominican Summer League Twins roster
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Pitchers

  • 38 Carlos Aponte
  • -- Erick Balbuena
  • 16 Robener Cabrera
  • 19 Eduardo Del Rosario
  • 26 Onesimo Hernandez
  • 15 Ramses Herrera
  • 32 Jadison Jimenez
  • -- Pedro Leger
  • 11 Wilfredy Liranzo
  • -- Jose Martinez
  • -- Randolph Perez
  • 49 Sebastian Perez
  • 25 Johan Quezada
  •  7 Jose Ramirez
  •  5 Williams Ramirez
  • 31 Reudis Reyes
  • -- Gabriel Rosario
  • 41 Argenis Silva
  •  1 Jhon Silva
  • 47 Alexis Tapia
  • 43 Javier Vargas
  • 10 Elias Villasana

Catchers

  • 35 Jhonathan Alvarez
  • -- Robert Molina
  • 33 Rainis Silva

Infielders

  • 46 Jorge Andrade
  • -- Luis Arraez
  • 21 Eddy Concepcion
  • -- Alexandre De Oliveira ‡
  • -- Pedro Estaba ‡
  • -- Edwin Franco
  •  1 Manuel Guzman
  • 23 Jet Hernandez
  •  9 Carlos Martinez
  • -- Ariel Montesino
  • -- Emmanuel Morel
  • -- Jermaine Palacios
  •  8 Joel Ramirez
  • -- Roni Tapia
  •  8 Rafael P. Valera
  • 22 Gabriel A. Ynfante

Outfielders

  • 12 Junior Amarante
  • 44 Dubal Baez
  • -- Lewin Diaz
  • -- Frank Encarnacion
  • -- Edgar Herrera
  • -- Luis Martinez
  • 24 Francis Mateo
  •  4 Jorge Parra
  • -- Antonio Tovar

Manager

  • 25 Jimmy Alvarez

Coaches


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