Twins recall slugger Sano from AA Chattanooga

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled infielder Miguel Sano from Double-A Chattanooga. Sano, who will make his major league debut, hit .274 (66-for-241) with 18 doubles, one triple, 15 home runs and 48 RBI in 66 games for the Lookouts.  His 15 home runs are second most in the Twins system, second most in the Southern League and tied 12th in all of the minor leagues.

The 22-year-old was ranked as the 11th best prospect in baseball by and as the second best prospect and best power hitter in the Twins system by Baseball America entering 2015.  The Dominican Republic native was originally signed by the Twins as an undrafted free agent in 2009 as a 16-year-old. The 2015 Southern League All-Star has a career minor league average of .278 (450-for-1616) with 110 doubles, 18 triples, 105 home runs and 339 RBI in 445 games.

Sano will be available for tonight’s game at Kansas City and will wear uniform number 22.


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