Daily Archives: June 19, 2016

9 Innings/Questions on the Twins

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This is a continuation of our series of articles where I ask fellow bloggers from the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) 9 innings worth of questions about their team. The goal is to do this for as many teams as possible (all 30 would be ideal) a few times a season. This one is a pre-All Star edition, then a post-All Star edition, another down the stretch (towards the end of the season) and then either a playoffs edition or off season edition or both!

So, without further ado …

  1. How are the  Twins’ offseason acquisitions working out so far? Any concerns?

The Twins were relatively quiet in the 2016 offseason, with the two most significant moves being the acquisition of power-hitting 1B/DH Byung Ho Park from Korea (four-year $12 million contract, plus a $12.8 million posting fee to Park’s Korean team for signing rights); and the trade of OF Aaron Hicks to the Yankees for catcher John Ryan Murphy.

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Seattle Mariners’ Zack Littell Emerging as a Top Pitching Prospect

The Major League Baseball draft recently concluded and another batch of young players joined the ranks of professionals. Every step along the way from when they first started playing as children has essentially weeded out those with less talent. Those who can prove themselves and hang in there have the potential of becoming a big leaguer and realizing dreams that are years in the making. Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Zack Littell still has his dream alive and well. Entering his fourth season in the organization, he is right on pace for becoming one of the lucky ones.

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