Miguel Sano, Infield, Minnesota Twins, #22


Date of Birth: 5/11/1993
Birthplace: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Nickname: Bocaton

Miguel Sano, infielder for the Minnesota Twins, was signed by the Twins in October, 2009. He played in the Twins' minor league system from 2010 through 2013. During that time, he had 384 hits, 92 doubles, 90 home runs, 291 RBIs, and 423 strikeouts to 192 walks in 379 games. As a third baseman, he made 654 assists, 47 double plays, 208 putouts, and 97 errors in 329 games.

Sano had Tommy John surgery during Spring training in 2014. As a result, he missed the entire 2014 season.

Sano played in 80 games with the Twins in 2015. He finished the season with 75 hits, 17 doubles, 18 home runs, 52 RBIs, and a .269 batting average. He was the Twins' DH for most of the games.

In 2016, Sano had a .236 batting average in 116 games with the Twins. He finished the season with 103 hits, 22 doubles, 25 home runs, and 66 RBIs. Defensively, he played 42 games at third base and 38 games in right field.

Career batting statistics for Sano through 2016 include:

  • 196 games played
  • 178 hits
  • 39 doubles
  • 43 home runs
  • 118 RBIs
  • 297 strikeouts to 107 walks
  • .249 batting average

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Miguel Sano
ESPN - Miguel Sano
Baseball Reference - Miguel Sano