Minnesota Twins Minor League Leaderboard, July 29th

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 22: Zach Granite
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Minnesota Twins Minor League Leaderboard

As the Minnesota Twins look ahead to the trade deadline on Monday and to the last full month of the minor league season in August. The Twins have winning records currently at every minor league level, and multiple minor league affiliates for the Twins will end up in their league’s playoffs this season, so it’s been a successful season down on the farm.

We’ll take a look at the leaders in the farm on the last aturday of the month:

Offensive Statistics (150 plate appearance minimum for rate stats)


While Zack Granite was dominating the BA/OBP numbers before his promotion, the current active leader in batting average is Jermaine Palacios and the current active leader in on base average is Jonathan Rodriguez, and those two have been really the two most impressive offensive performers on the leaderboards this season in the Minnesota Twins system.

Pitching Statistics (50 innings minimum for rate stats)

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While many talk about J.T. Chargois, Curtiss, Randy Rosario, and other relievers, Sam Clay has been one of the best-performing relievers in the minor leagues this season. He’s in his first year in the bullpen after converting from being a starter at Georgia Tech, where the Twins drafted him in 2014. The upper level rotations cover the starting pitcher statistical leaderboards, which is a good sign for the very near future and the rotation that the Twins could put up very soon.

Next: AL Central Division Trade Deadline Preview

One To Watch

One guy who seemed to end up in the top 10 of every single statistic was Australian outfielder Aaron Whitefield, a 20 year-old in low-A Cedar Rapids. He’s hit .274/.331/.440 with 53 runs, 13 doubles, 5 triples, 10 home runs, 39 RBI, and 25 SB. He has struggled some with his strikeouts, but he has an incredible toolset across the board and should be watched for a possible promotion to Fort Myers in the last month, and for sure should be watched in 2018 and going forward in the Twins system!