ScoutingBookCombine Ranking (10/5/2015): #9
MLB.com/MiLB.com Season Preview: #7
Scout.com/FOX Sports: #14
Minor League Ball (Sickels): Unranked or n/a
Baseball America 2014: Unranked or n/a
Baseball Prospectus: Unranked or n/a
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
He's clearly no shortstop anymore (as Scouting Book readers knew to expect) and a year recovering from TJ surgery won't help his ranking much, but that shouldn't stop Miguel Sano from hanging around in the uppermost prospect room in Minnesota. The biggest Latin American signing of 2009, Sano seemed like a coup of sorts for the small market Twins. A coveted athlete pursued by all the usual big-market teams, it was Minnesota's relentless (one might say 'piranha-like') tenacity that finally landed the youngster. While his bat is enticing, the rest of his game is more typical of a still-young player: sloppy and inconsistent. He'll need to become a better fielder and baserunner, at the very least, before he's treated with proper respect in the big city Cities.
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News and Notes
6/12/2013 by KDaddy
It looks like the Twins are accelerating young Miguel Sano's development. The 20 year old superprospect is being moved up from A-level Ft. Myers to AA New Britain. If he follows the paths of Joe Mauer and/or Aaron Hicks, he could be playing at Target Field sometime in 2014.