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Twins' Aaron Sabato: Reassigned to minors camp
Sabato was reassigned Tuesday to the minor-league side of Twins camp, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
Selected as the No. 27 overall pick in the 2020 MLB Draft out of the University of North Carolina, Sabato batted .215/.336/.438 with 22 home runs and 75 RBI in 103 games last season between High-A Cedar Rapids and Double-A Wichita. He's had real trouble with strikeouts in his young professional career.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Aaron Sabato: Lands on injured list
Sabato was placed on the 7-day injured list at Double-A Wichita on Saturday for an undisclosed reason, Brandon Warne of Access Twins reports.
Sabato was promoted to Wichita in mid-August and has slashed .179/.283/.405 with five home runs, 18 RBI, 13 runs and two stolen bases over 23 Double-A games. It's not yet clear why he was placed on the injured list, and whether he'll be able to return prior to the end of the regular season remains to be seen.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Aaron Sabato: Promoted to Double-A
Sabato has been promoted to Double-A Wichita.
Sabato was hitting .226 with 17 home runs and a .799 OPS at High-A Cedar Rapids. Sabato has a high strikeout rate (31.9 percent) but does draw walks (14.5 percent). He'll likely need to make more contact at higher levels to succeed, but the 2020 No. 27 overall pick could continue to advance as a three-true outcomes masher.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Aaron Sabato: Headed to minor-league camp
Sabato was reassigned to minor-league spring training Saturday, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Sabato began spring training as a non-roster invitee and went 0-for-9 with a run, a walk and six strikeouts across six Grapefruit League games. He appears likely to start the regular season at High-A Cedar Rapids after he slashed .253/.402/.613 with eight homers, 21 runs and 15 RBI across 22 appearances with the club last year.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Aaron Sabato: Promoted to High-A
Sabato was promoted to High-A Cedar Rapids. He had a .189 batting average with 11 home runs and a .722 OPS in 85 games at Low-A Fort Myers.
The 27th overall pick in the 2020 first-year player draft was promoted despite unimpressive stats, but he was hitting .208 with a 1.026 OPS and seven home runs since Aug. 1.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Aaron Sabato: Slow start at Low-A
Sabato is hitting .186/.370/.319 through 32 games for Low-A Fort Myers, though he's hitting .286 with a .947 OPS in his last ten games.
The 27th overall pick in the 2020 first-year player draft got off to a slow start, which may not be a surprise since he didn't play in 2020 due to the pandemic. Despite his struggles, he has an encouraging 20.5 BB%. He needs to make more contact (57.5% contact rate) to continue to improve.... See More ... See Less
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