24.á Trevor Plouffe, Shortstopá Since being selected in the first round of the 2004 draft and being awarded a $1.5 million signing bonus, Plouffe has struggled to distinguish himself in a system completely devoid of middle infield talent.á But despite his struggles, Plouffe is still the most advanced middle infield prospect in the entirety of the Twins' system. In fact, one of the primary reasons for the Twins' big push on signing Miguel Angel Sano was their lack of young talent in that area.á While the Twins' management believes that he could one day demonstrate plus power for a shortstop, he has yet to show that thus far in his five-year minor league career. Plouffe spent all of last season in Triple A, struggling to a .313 OBP, with a mere 10 home runs and three stolen bases.á Howe ...
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