2014 MLB Draft: Minnesota Twins rounding out picks 11-40


Saturday marks the longest day of the 2014 MLB Draft with teams selecting players in rounds 11-40.  While some of these draftees don’t have the pedigree or the hype those in the top rounds see, they end up being some of the best value picks in the draft.  Late round picks are the culmination of solid scouting work coming to fruition for their respective Major League ball clubs.

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The Minnesota Twins went through a solid run of college arms in rounds 2-10 and bolstered their pitching prowess for the forseeable future.  Looking to continue to make one of the best farm systems in baseball even deeper, let’s take a look at how the Twins attacked rounds 11-40.

Round 11

Tanner English CF-South Carolina (5’10” 165lbs)

Round 12

Pat Kelly 2B-Nebraska (5’11” 170lbs)

Round 13

Zach Tillery RHP-Florida Gulf Coast (6’3″ 210lbs)

Round 14

Tyler Mautner 3B-U Buffalo (6’2″ 220lbs)

Round 15

Roberto Gonzalez RF-University HS (6’0″ 195lbs)

Round 16

Tyler Kuresa 1B-University of California-Santa Barbara (6’4″ 215lbs)

Round 17

Mat Batts LHP-UNC Wilmington (5’11” 185lbs)

Round 18

T.J. White 3B-UNLV (5’10” 200 lbs)

Round 19

Jarrard Poteete C-Connors St. Col (6’1″ 200lbs)

Round 20

McCarthy Tatum 3B-Clovis HS (6’4″ 205lbs)

Round 21

Onas Farfan LHP-Ridgewater Col (5’11” 185lbs)

Round 22

Trevor Hildenberger RHP-UC Berkeley (6’2″ 200lbs)

Round 23

Miles Nordgren RHP-Birmingham Southern Col (6’2″ 190lbs)

Round 24

Alex Real C-New Mexico (6’0″ 205lbs)

Round 25

Taylor Hearn LHP-San Jacinto College North (6’5″ 210lbs)

Round 26

Blake Schmit SS-U Maryland College Park (6’1″ 185lbs)

Round 27

Gabriel Ojeda C-Colegio Hector Urdaneta (6’0″ 195lbs)

Round 28

Austin Diemer CF-Cal State Fullerton (6’1″ 180lbs)

Round 29

Cameron Avila-Leeper LHP-Grant HS (5’11” 150lbs)

Round 30

Theo Theofanopoulos LHP-UC Berkeley (6’1″ 185lbs)

Round 31

Sam Hilliard LHP-Crowder College (6’5″ 225lbs)

Round 32

Orynn Veillon RHP-St Thomas More HS (6’3″ 180lbs)

Round 33

Trey Vavra 1B-Florida Southern College (6’2″ 185lbs)

Round 34

Mike Baumann RHP-Mahtomedi HS (6’4″ 200lbs)

Round 35

Brad Mathiowetz C-Rochester Mayo HS (5’10” 180lbs)

Round 36

Kirvin Moesquit SS-Highlands Christian HS (5’8″ 165lbs)

Round 37

Tyree Davis CF-Centennial HS (6’3″ 175lbs)

Round 38

Brett Doe C-Baylor (5’10” 175lbs)

Round 39

John Jones C-Orangewood Christian HS (5’10” 190lbs)

Round 40

Dalton Guthrie SS-Venice HS (5’11” 160lbs)