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Twins' Chris Williams: Reassigned to minor-league camp
The Twins reassigned Williams to minor-league camp Thursday, Brandon Warne of Access Twins reports.
Williams reached Triple-A ball for the first time last season and slashed .192/.290/.424 over 176 plate appearances with the affiliate. The 26-year-old catching prospect will likely need to spend a bit more time with Triple-A St. Paul before making the jump to the majors.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Chris Williams: Promoted to Double-A
Williams has been promoted to Double-A Wichita despite hitting just .100 (5-for-50) in 17 games with High-A Cedar Rapids.
Williams had an .829 OPS and 10 home runs in 59 games at High-A in 2019, which gave him a Midwest League All-Star honor. He got some time with the big-league club in spring training, but at age 25, the 2018 eighth-round pick out of Clemson will need to advance based on his defense behind the plate since he hasn't been overly impressive with his bat.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Chris Williams: Removed from spring roster
Williams (shoulder) was removed from the 75-man roster Wednesday, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Williams had been working at big-league camp to begin spring training, but he left Tuesday's game due to a left shoulder subluxation. He'll be replaced by infielder Spencer Steer on the 75-man roster, while Williams will likely begin the season at High-A.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Chris Williams: Exits with shoulder injury
Williams left Tuesday's spring training game with a left shoulder subluxation, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
He was playing first base and left after an errant throw by pitcher Ian Gibaut carried him off the bag. Williams hit .218 with an .830 OPS at Low-A in 2019 but didn't play last season. At age 24, he's in camp to provide depth. He'll likely begin the season at High-A.... See More ... See Less
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