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Twins announce 60-man spring training roster

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“Roster”... “pool”... one sounds fancy, the other sounds cool.

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Yesterday was the deadline for Major League Baseball clubs to submit their spring training roster or “pool”. The spring training pools can have a maximum of 60 players and are the only players that can participate in spring training and regular-season games. Teams can add and remove players from this list, but any players removed for reasons other than injury or suspension are exposed to the waiver wire.

The Minnesota Twins announced their 60-man pool today as Falvine was probably at the lake sipping on mojitos and did not want to talk to the press yesterday. An asterisk (*) denotes someone on the 40-man prior to today.

Catchers

  • Mitch Garver*
  • Alex Avila*
  • Willians Astudillo*
  • Juan Graterol
  • Ryan Jeffers
  • Tomas Telis

Infielders

  • Ehire Adrianza*
  • Luis Arraez*
  • Travis Blankenhorn*
  • Josh Donaldson*
  • Marwin Gonzalez*
  • Nick Gordon*
  • Jorge Polanco*
  • Miguel Sano*
  • Royce Lewis
  • Drew Maggi
  • Jack Reinheimer
  • Wilfredo Tovar
  • Zander Wiel

Outfielders

  • Byron Buxton*
  • LaMonte Wade Jr*
  • Eddie Rosario*
  • Gilberto Celestino*
  • Max Kepler*
  • Jake Cave*
  • Lane Adams
  • Alex Kirilloff
  • Trevor Larnach
  • Brent Rooker

Designated Hitter

  • Nelson Cruz*

Pitchers (^ denotes left-hander)

  • Sergio Romo*
  • Devin Smeltzer*^
  • Cody Stashak*
  • Lewis Thorpe*^
  • Matt Wisler*
  • Taylor Rogers*^
  • Sean Poppen*
  • Jake Odorizzi*
  • Trevor May*
  • Kenta Maeda*
  • Zack Littell*
  • Rich Hill*
  • Homer Bailey*
  • Jose Berrios*
  • Dakota Chalmers*
  • Tyler Clippard*
  • Randy Dobnak*
  • Tyler Duffey*
  • Jhoan Duran*
  • Rich Hill*
  • Jorge Alcala*
  • Jhoulys Chacin
  • Sam Clay^
  • Edwar Colina
  • Danny Coulombe^
  • Ryan Garton
  • Cory Gearrin
  • Michael Pineda (on Suspended List)
  • Fernando Romero (on Restricted List)
  • Caleb Thielbar^

There you have it! A lot of prospects and some familiar names from Spring Training v1.0. Any thoughts or surprises?