Twins Have Now Selected a Total of 18 Players in Two Days of 2012 Draft

 Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have selected 15 players on the second day of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft in addition to their three first round selections (#2, #32, #42) yesterday.  In all, the Twins have drafted 13 pitchers, including 10 collegiate arms, and five position players in the first two days of the draft.  Of the five position players, one is a catcher, one is an infielder and three are outfielders.

 

TWINS 2012 FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT

 

JUNE 4, 2012

ROUND         PLAYER                                 POS        B/T        HT      WT             DOB                           HOMETOWN                       SCHOOL                                                                          SCOUT

1 (2)                 Byron Buxton                    of               R/R        6-2      185             12/18/93                Baxley, GA                               Appling County High School                               J. Powell

1a (32)           Jose Berrios                        rhp           R/R        6-0      190             5/27/94                   Bayamon, PR                         Papa Juan XXIII High School                                H. Otero

1b (42)          Luke Bard                             rhp           R/R        6-2      192             11/13/90                Charlotte, NC                        Georgia Tech University                                       J. Powell

 

JUNE 5, 2012

ROUND         PLAYER                                 POS        B/T        HT      WT           DOB                        HOMETOWN                       SCHOOL                                                                        SCOUT

2 (63)             Mason Melotakis             lhp            L/L        6-2      210           6/28/91               Houston, TX                          Northwestern State University                     G. Runser

2a (72)          Jon Chargois                        rhp           R/R        6-3      200           12/3/90               Sulphur, LA                            Rice University                                                         G. Runser

3 (97)             Adam Walker                     rf               R/R        6-4      232           10/18/91            Milwaukee, WI                     Jacksonville University                                       B. Corrigan

4 (130)          Zach Jones                            rhp           R/R        6-1      200           12/4/90               San Jose, CA                            San Jose State University                                    E. Strankman

5 (160)          Tyler Duffey                        rhp           R/R        6-3      215           12/27/90            Houston, TX                          Rice University                                                         G. Runser

6 (190)           Andre Martinez                lhp            L/L        6-0      190           9/21/93               Pembroke Pines, FL          Archbishop McCarthy (FL) High School          H. Otero

7 (220)           Jorge Fernandez               c                 S/R        6-3      190           3/30/94               Aventura Yabucoa, PR        Colegio Hector Urdaneta High School              H. Otero

8 (250)           Christian Powell              rhp           L/R        6-3      235           7/3/91                  Greenwood, SC                    College of Charleston                                             R. Taylor

9 (280)           LJ Mazzilli                             if                R/R        6-1      190           9/6/90                  Greenwich, CT                     University of Connecticut                                  J. Wilson

10 (310)       D.J. Baxendale III              rhp           R/R        6-2      190           12/8/90               Rogers, AR                              University of Arkasas                                           DiMercurio

11 (340)       Taylor Rogers                   lhp            L/L        6-3      175           12/17/90            Littleton, CO                          University of Kentucky                                       R. Sellers

12 (370)       Alex Muren                          rhp           R/R        6-4      205           11/6/91               Romona, CA                           Cal-State Northridge University                   T. Cameron

13 (400)        Erich Knab                             rhp            R/R         6-3      175           11/26/93            Conway, SC                              Carolina Forest (SC) High School                        R. Taylor

14 (430)       Jake Proctor                        cf               R/R        6-2      220           12/15/90            Cincinnati, OH                      University of Cincinnati                                      R. Sellers

15 (460)   Jarret Leverett              lhp                 L/L                6-3                193               10/18/89 Eatonton, GA                  Georgia Southern University      J. Powell