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Miguel Sano | Third Baseman | #22

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/11/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 262
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / UDFA / MIN
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Miguel Sano went 3-for-4 with two homers, a walk, and three RBI in Friday’s win over the Diamondbacks.
His second blast traveled 474 feet and landed in the third deck in left-center field. It was his first multi-homer game of the season and the third of his career. Sano has already established new career-highs in home runs (28) and RBI (77) through 110 games this season. Aug 19 - 12:21 AM

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Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer off Matt Boyd in the Twins' 6-4 win over the Tigers on Sunday.

Sano has been striking out a ton of late, but he's still hit in seven straight games and his batting average seems to have leveled off right around .270. That might be disappointing, considering that he spent a good chunk of time at .300 earlier in the year, but .270 was always the far more realistic number for him. He currently has 26 homers and 74 RBI.
Aug 13 - 6:35 PM

Miguel Sano (hand) is back in the Twins' starting lineup on Tuesday night against the Brewers.

It will be the first start for Sano since he took a pitch off his left hand last Friday. The 24-year-old slugger boasts an .879 OPS with 25 home runs and 71 RBI in 100 games this season. He's starting at third base and batting third Tuesday versus Milwaukee right-hander Matt Garza.
Aug 8 - 4:13 PM

Miguel Sano (hand) took batting practice prior to Monday's game and was available off the bench.

Sano hasn't played since being hit by a pitch on the left hand last Friday for the second time in less than two weeks. "You get hit multiple times in the same hand and it has a chance to linger a little bit," Twins manager Paul Molitor said. It sounds like things are progressing well for Sano, though, and he could be back in the lineup as soon as Tuesday.
Aug 8 - 9:19 AM

Miguel Sano (hand) remained out of the Twins' lineup Monday.

Sano hasn't played since being hit on the left hand by a pitch last Friday. All tests have come back negative and he's expected to return to action soon. Ehire Adrianza is at third base Monday night against the Brewers.
Aug 7 - 4:50 PM

Miguel Sano is considered day-to-day after an MRI and CT scan came back negative on his left hand.

Great news for the Twins. Sano missed back-to-back starts over the weekend after he was hit in the hand by a pitch on Friday, but tests have ruled out a fracture. The young slugger should be back in action soon.
Aug 7 - 2:50 PM

Miguel Sano will undergo an MRI and CT scan on his injured hand on Monday.

Sano was removed from Friday's game after he was hit by a pitch on his left hand and sat out the remainder of the weekend due to lingering soreness. While an X-ray ruled out any fractures, the club wants to make sure that there's nothing else going on with their star slugger. Look for an update from the club on Monday.
Aug 6 - 6:08 PM

Miguel Sano (hand) remained out of the Twins' lineup Sunday.

Sano has now missed two straight starts after being hit on the left hand by a pitch. He could be sent for more tests, but manager Paul Molitor said a trip to the disabled list is "pretty unlikely." Eduardo Escobar is getting another start at third base.
Aug 6 - 11:44 AM

Miguel Sano (hand) is not in the Twins' starting lineup on Saturday.

Sano was removed from Friday's game after getting hit by a pitch. While X-rays came back negative, he's still a bit sore on Saturday and will sit out another game as a precautionary measure. Eduardo Escobar is starting at the hot corner and batting third for the Twins on Saturday.
Aug 5 - 3:45 PM

Miguel Sano is considered day-to-day after his X-rays came back negative on Friday.

Sano was removed from Friday's game after getting hit by a pitch on his left hand, but thankfully he was able to avoid any serious injury. He should be able to return to the Twins' lineup on Saturday.
Aug 4 - 10:41 PM

Miguel Sano was removed from Friday's game against the Rangers after getting hit by a pitch near his left wrist.

The offering from Tony Barnett hit Sano near where he was drilled last week. He'll presumably head for precautionary X-rays to see if there's any structural damage. Look for an update from the club after that.
Aug 4 - 10:28 PM

Miguel Sano went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in Thursday's loss to the Rangers.

Sano was not alone in his offensive struggles, as the Twins finished the game with just three hits, only one of which went for extra-bases. He's up to 147 strikeouts in 368 at-bats this season, but despite his propensity for the swing-and-miss, Sano remains a big-time power threat. He is slashing .266/.355/.516 with 25 homers and 71 RBI overall.
Aug 4 - 12:22 AM

Miguel Sano went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored in Wednesday's win over the Padres.

Sano took Luis Perdomo deep for a solo homer in the sixth inning. The tater was his 25th of the season and he has now gone deep in two of his last four games. For the campaign as a whole, Sano is slashing .269/.358/.522 with the aforementioned 25 homers, plus 71 RBI, in 98 games played.
Aug 2 - 6:41 PM

Miguel Sano was ejected from Sunday's game against the Athletics in the 11th inning for arguing a called third strike.

Sano took exception to a called third strike by home plate umpire Phil Cuzzi and let him know about it. The 24-year-old slugger finished the afternoon 1-for-6 with three strikeouts.
Jul 30 - 8:17 PM

Miguel Sano had just one hit over five at-bats in Saturday's game in Oakland, but that hit was good for a two-run home run.

The All-Star has struggled in terms of average, hitting just .224 (11-for-49) since the break, but he has made his hits count. Sano has belted three homers with eight RBI over the past eight games. As such he remains a must-play fantasy option through thick and thin.
Jul 30 - 3:41 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jason Castro
2Chris Gimenez
1B1Joe Mauer
2B1Brian Dozier
SS1Eduardo Escobar
2Jorge Polanco
3Ehire Adrianza
3B1Miguel Sano
LF1Eddie Rosario
CF1Byron Buxton
RF1Max Kepler
DH1Robbie Grossman
2Mitch Garver
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Ervin Santana
2Jose Berrios
3Hector Santiago
4Adalberto Mejia
5Bartolo Colon
6Kyle Gibson
7Dietrich Enns
8Aaron Slegers
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Matt Belisle
2Taylor Rogers
3Tyler Duffey
4Glen Perkins
5Trevor Hildenberger
6Ryan Pressly
7Ryan O'Rourke
8Dillon Gee
9Alan Busenitz
10Nik Turley
11Phil Hughes
12Trevor May