Third Base - Minnesota Twins
Date of Birth: May 11, 1993 (27 years old)
Twins' Miguel Sano: Records three-run homer
Sano went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run Thursday against the Pirates.Sano staked the Twins to an early lead, taking JT Brubaker deep for a home run in the first inning. It was his third long ball of the season, and he's also added two doubles to his power production. More troubling however, is the fact that he has struck out on 49 percent of his 35 plate appearances to this point.
Twins' Miguel Sano: Day off Friday
Sano is out of the lineup Friday against the Indians.Sano is 2-for-17 with eight strikeouts through his first five games of the season, and he'll receive a day to refresh Friday. Marwin Gonzalez will work at first base and bat seventh for the Twins.
Twins' Miguel Sano: Looks set for Opening Day
Sano started at first base and went 0-for-3 with a walk in Wednesday's exhibition games against the Cubs.Sano made several impressive plays at first base and looked ready for the regular season despite his hitless night at the plate. A positive COVID-19 test kept Sano away from the team for the early part of camp, but he hasn't had an issues since returning. He could be behind on his timing at the plate, but it looks like he'll be in the Opening Day lineup.
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