Prediction Time (My Guess at 2010 Organizational teams)

updated February 2nd 2010

MLB Twins


1. Denard Span - CF

2. Orlando Hudson -2B

3. Joe Mauer - C

4. Justin Morneau - 1B

5. Michael Cuddyer - RF/1B

6. Jason Kubel - DH/OF

7. Delmon Young - LF

8. J.J. Hardy - SS

9. Brendon Harris - 3B


Nick Punto - 2B/ SS

Matt Tolbert - UTL. (May start off season as actual starter until Valencia is officially up, May be back-up to Span.)

Jose Morales- C

Jim Thome - DH/1B


SP 1 Scott Baker

SP 2 Nick Blackburn

SP 3 Carl Pavano  (re-signed for 7.0M 2010)

SP 4 Kevin Slowey

SP 5 Francisco Liriano

CL - Joe Nathan

SU - Matt Guerrier

RP - Jon Rauch

RP- Jose Mijares

RP- Jesse Crain

RP- Pat Neshek/ Clay Condrey  (early reports look good and exciting again for Pat)

LR- Glen Perkins (loogy)


AAA Rochester Red Wings (International League)

2B- Steven Singleton

LF- Rene Tosoni

3B - Daniel Valencia 40 man

1B- Brock Peterson

RF- Dustin Martin

C - Wilson Ramos  40 man

DH - Eric Lis

SS - Trevor Plouffe  40 man

CF- Brandon Roberts


3B/SS- Matt Macri 

2B/LF- Brian Dinkelman

C - Drew Butera  40 man

DH/OF/3B - Luke Hughes 40 man


SP Jeff Manship 40 man

SP Anthony Swarzak 40 man

SP Brian Duensing 40  man

SP Matt Fox

SP Mike Maroth 

-CL- Anthony Slama

SU- Robert Delaney  40 man

RP- Neshek/ Condrey 40 man

RP- Jose Lugo  40 man

RP- Kyle Waldrop  (probably decent to good friends with Fox)

RP- Jason Jones  (I think he rebounds a little bit, maybe Lahey here instead?)

LR(loogy)- Ryan Mullins

AA New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League)

C - Jair Fernandez

1B- Whitney Robbins

2B- Toby Gardenhire

SS- Estarlin de los Santos 40 man

3B- Ramon Santana 

DH - Rene Leveret

CF - Ben Revere

OF/1B - Christopher Parmelee

OF - Juan Portes



SS - Yancarlos Ortiz  (could flip with Gardenhire)

OF- Mark Dolenc

C- Danny Lehmann

3B - Deibinson Romero  (D.J. no Longer a REAL prospect, but could be a good org. filler)


SP Michael McCardell  40 man

SP Deolis Guerra  40 man

SP David Bromberg

SP Tyler Robertson

SP Steven Hirshfeld

-CL- Carlos Gutierrez 40 man  (I think he moves up to Rochester rather quickly, BUT as a SP or RP ?)

SU- Alex Burnett

RP- Spencer Steedley

RP- Loek Van Mil

RP- Cole DeVries

RP- Blair Erickson

LR- Henry Arias


A+ Ft. Myers Miracle (Florida State League)

C- Alexander Soto (BIG year for him pretty much flopped last year, I expect a good campaign from him in 2010)

1B- Jonathan Waltenbury  ( time for the big Canadian to do     if not, die,  gonna be tough in a pitchers league)

2B- James Beresford

SS- Chris Cates

3B- Nate Hanson 

DH- Yangarves Salarte

OF - Angel Morales

OF - Evan Bigley

OF -Ozzie Lewis  Joe Benson (I think Joe moves up to New Britain by mid-season)


C- Allen de san Miguel

2B/3B- Nick Romero

INF- Andy Thompson (too soon to retire?)

OF/INF Dominic de la Osa


SP Santos Arias

SP Bobby Lanigan

SP Kyle Gibson  (I pushed him to Ft. Myers, thanks Seth! )

SP Bradley Tippett

SP Tom Stuiffbergen

-CL- Billy Bullock (should be in AA soon to help replace Gutierrez)

SU- Mathew Williams (had a nice rebound season in '09, I expect to see him in New Britian rather soon as well)

RP- Joe Testa (the next Rob Delaney??? only a southpaw?)

RP- Michael Allen

RP- Steven Blevins

RP- Tony Davis  (gotta be buds with Bullock, another '09 draftee) /// Steven Blevins

RP- Nelvin Fuentes (lol, jk jk  just like the fact he has befriended Valencia)


A Beloit Snappers (Midwest League)


C- Chris 'Perry' Herrmann  (can play a multitude of positions)

1B- P.M. Klingsberg

2B- Derek McCallum

SS- Ladendorf - Brian Dozier (the rock or max or whatever, but he's good, and i like him much more than McCallum)

3B - Anderson Hidalgo

DH - Daniel Rams (he can catch too, but is not a very polished catcher to date)

CF- Aaron Hicks

OF - Wang-Wei Lin (this is being aggressive with him, but Roger is right about him being good/great when healthy)

OF - Steven Liddle 


1B- Michael Gonzalez

C- Toby Streich

UTL.- Reggie Williams

OF - Jonathan Goncalves 


SP Benjamin Tootle  (this could be aggresive with him)

SP Liam Hendriks

SP Matt Bashore

SP Dan Osterbrock 

SP Brady Stillings

-CL-Matthew Tone (looks like one hell of a draft pick in '09 in a draft with several decent selections, could he start?)

RP - Zach See

RP- 'Big' Daniel Berlind

RP- Bruce Pugh

RP- Edgar Ibarra

RP- Dakota Watts 

LR- Kane Holbrooks

**** Shooter Hunt      (remember him? , big time talent but can't pitch the ball over the plate)


E-Towns players

DH Josmil Pinto

P Adrian Salcedo

P Brett Hermson

OF Danny Ortiz  (remember him ?? - i sure do )

P Andrei Lobanov

P Martie Garcia

P Mike Tonkin

C Buddy Monroe

P Angelo Sanchez

P Kelvin Mota


Gulf- Coast Players

SS Miguel Angel Sano

OF Max Kepler

OF Oswaldo Arcia

SS Jorge Palanco

SS Nick Lockwood

SS Daniel Santana

OF Candido Pimentel

OF Romy Trinidad

1B Kennys Vargas

P Blayne Weller ( i see him being in E-Town awfully quick)

P Jean Mijares


ANYBODY out there have any major objections or would like to enlighten me on any glaring omissions or just simply have any feed back at all?

Later, I think I'll put asteriks next to players who were first round picks or supplamental first rounders (sandwich round)

OK great !!!


everbody have a GREAT WEEKEND !!!!

and peace out !!!


Go Twins in 2010

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