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Miguel Sanó
AVG HR RBI
.286 18 52
Team: MinnesotaHt / Wt: 6-4 / 262 NFBC ADP: 121.04
Position: 3BBorn: 5/11/1993 Birthplace: San Pedro de Macoris, DR
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Twins (2009)


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June 22 6:49 PM PT7:49 PM MT8:49 PM CT9:49 PM ET21:49 ET1:49 GMT9:49 6:49 PM MST8:49 PM EST9:19 PM VEN5:49 UAE (+1)8:49 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 4 Thursday as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Chicago White Sox 9-0. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
June 21 8:53 PM PT9:53 PM MT10:53 PM CT11:53 PM ET23:53 ET3:53 GMT11:53 8:53 PM MST10:53 PM EST11:23 PM VEN7:53 UAE (+1)10:53 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Wednesday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Chicago White Sox 4-2. The homer was his 18th of the season. He ended the game with a .291 batting average.
Analysis: Sano homered for the second straight game. The 24-year-old Sano, who took a break from third base to serve as the designated hitter, is third in the AL with 52 RBIs.
June 21 8:17 AM PT9:17 AM MT10:17 AM CT11:17 AM ET11:17 ET15:17 GMT23:17 8:17 AM MST10:17 AM EST10:47 AM VEN19:17 UAE10:17 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs Tuesday as the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 9-7. The homer was his 17th of the season. Sano scored twice. He ended the game with a .290 batting average.
Analysis: Sano had been just 6 for 25 on this homestand before Tuesday, and he's hitting much better on the road (.324) than at Target Field (.260).
June 18 5:13 PM PT6:13 PM MT7:13 PM CT8:13 PM ET20:13 ET0:13 GMT8:13 5:13 PM MST7:13 PM EST7:43 PM VEN4:13 UAE (+1)7:13 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Cleveland Indians 5-2. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
June 18 9:08 AM PT10:08 AM MT11:08 AM CT12:08 PM ET12:08 ET16:08 GMT0:08 9:08 AM MST11:08 AM EST11:38 AM VEN20:08 UAE11:08 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Cleveland Indians 6-2. He ended the game with a .291 batting average.
Analysis: After a long day at the ballpark Saturday, Sano has a tough matchup in Sunday's finale with the Tribe, as he's 2 for 20 with 10 strikeouts against scheduled starter Trevor Bauer.
June 17 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET18:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)5:02 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 4 Saturday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Cleveland Indians 9-3 in Game 1 of a doubleheader. He ended the game with a .297 batting average.
June 16 8:46 PM PT9:46 PM MT10:46 PM CT11:46 PM ET23:46 ET3:46 GMT11:46 8:46 PM MST10:46 PM EST11:16 PM VEN7:46 UAE (+1)10:46 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 3 Friday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Cleveland Indians 8-1. He ended the game with a .298 batting average.
June 15 3:04 PM PT4:04 PM MT5:04 PM CT6:04 PM ET18:04 ET22:04 GMT6:04 3:04 PM MST5:04 PM EST5:34 PM VEN2:04 UAE (+1)5:04 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 3 Thursday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 6-2. Sano scored once. He ended the game with a .297 batting average.
Analysis: Sano is 4 for 10 with a double against Carlos Carrasco, Cleveland's scheduled starter for Friday's series opener.
June 15 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET0:23 ET4:23 GMT12:23 9:23 PM MST11:23 PM EST11:53 PM VEN8:23 UAE11:23 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Wednesday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Seattle Mariners 6-4. The homer was his 16th of the season. He ended the game with a .292 batting average.
Analysis: Though the Twins have been putting up runs in bunches lately, Sano entered Wednesday's matchup 1 for 16 with no RBIs over his previous four games. The young slugger has now homered in two of his last three outings at Target Field, however.
June 13 10:11 AM PT11:11 AM MT12:11 PM CT1:11 PM ET13:11 ET17:11 GMT1:11 10:11 AM MST12:11 PM EST12:41 PM VEN21:11 UAE12:11 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 3 Monday as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Seattle Mariners 14-3. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Analysis: Sano has been a surprising success this season, but he's in a little bit of rut right now with just one hit in 16 at-bats over the past four games.
June 12 8:45 AM PT9:45 AM MT10:45 AM CT11:45 AM ET11:45 ET15:45 GMT23:45 8:45 AM MST10:45 AM EST11:15 AM VEN19:45 UAE10:45 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 5 with a double Sunday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the San Francisco Giants 13-8. Sano scored once. He ended the game with a .292 batting average.
June 11 9:07 AM PT10:07 AM MT11:07 AM CT12:07 PM ET12:07 ET16:07 GMT0:07 9:07 AM MST11:07 AM EST11:37 AM VEN20:07 UAE11:07 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Minnesota Twins topped the San Francisco Giants 3-2. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
Analysis: Sano had been red hot prior to this series in which he's gone 0 for 8 in San Francisco.
June 10 10:38 AM PT11:38 AM MT12:38 PM CT1:38 PM ET13:38 ET17:38 GMT1:38 10:38 AM MST12:38 PM EST1:08 PM VEN21:38 UAE12:38 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 4 Friday as the Minnesota Twins topped the San Francisco Giants 4-0. He ended the game with a .301 batting average.
Analysis: Sano's nine-game hitting streak came to an end Friday, during which he had four homers and nine RBIs.
June 9 9:35 AM PT10:35 AM MT11:35 AM CT12:35 PM ET12:35 ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 AM MST11:35 AM EST12:05 PM VEN20:35 UAE11:35 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 3 Thursday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 2-1. He ended the game with a .307 batting average.
Analysis: Sano, who is in the midst of a great breakout season, is hitting .382 with four home runs and nine RBIs over his last nine games.
June 8 9:47 AM PT10:47 AM MT11:47 AM CT12:47 PM ET12:47 ET16:47 GMT0:47 9:47 AM MST11:47 AM EST12:17 PM VEN20:47 UAE11:47 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs Wednesday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Seattle Mariners 6-5. The homer was his 15th of the season. He ended the game with a .306 batting average.
Analysis: Sano tied Seattle's Nelson Cruz for the AL lead with 46 RBIs. Nine of them have come during Sano's current eight-game hitting streak. He's batting .387 with four homers in that stretch.
June 7 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET12:38 ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST12:08 PM VEN20:38 UAE11:38 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 5 with a double Tuesday as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Seattle Mariners 12-3. Sano scored once. He ended the game with a .306 batting average.
Analysis: Sano is batting .393 during a seven-game hitting streak, driving in six runs and scoring five.
June 5 7:40 AM PT8:40 AM MT9:40 AM CT10:40 AM ET10:40 ET14:40 GMT22:40 7:40 AM MST9:40 AM EST10:10 AM VEN18:40 UAE9:40 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Sunday as the Minnesota Twins beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2. The homer was his 14th of the season. He ended the game with a .303 batting average.
Analysis: Sano has three homers in his last five games. He started at first base for the second time this season, making his third appearance there as opposed to his usual spot at third. The 6-foot-4, 262 pound Sano joked after the game he could even play second or shortstop if given the opportunity.
June 4 8:59 AM PT9:59 AM MT10:59 AM CT11:59 AM ET11:59 ET15:59 GMT23:59 8:59 AM MST10:59 AM EST11:29 AM VEN19:59 UAE10:59 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 4 Saturday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Los Angeles Angels 7-2. He ended the game with a .299 batting average.
June 3 10:19 AM PT11:19 AM MT12:19 PM CT1:19 PM ET13:19 ET17:19 GMT1:19 10:19 AM MST12:19 PM EST12:49 PM VEN21:19 UAE12:19 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 5 with an RBI Friday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Los Angeles Angels 11-5. Sano scored once. He ended the game with a .300 batting average.
Analysis: Sano has scored and driven in a run in three straight games, going 5 for 13 with two walks.
June 2 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Thursday as the Minnesota Twins beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2. The homer was his 13th of the season. He ended the game with a .297 batting average.
Analysis: Sano, who leads Minnesota in home runs and RBIs (40), returned to the lineup in the cleanup spot after missing two games with an illness. He has batted third most of the season.
May 30 4:48 PM PT5:48 PM MT6:48 PM CT7:48 PM ET19:48 ET23:48 GMT7:48 4:48 PM MST6:48 PM EST7:18 PM VEN3:48 UAE (+1)6:48 PM CT-Sano (illness) is back in the lineup Thursday against the Angels after missing two games.
Analysis: While Sano hit his team-leading 12th homer Monday, he struck out twice to give him 30 Ks in 56 at-bats over his last 15 games.
May 29 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Monday as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Houston Astros 16-8. He ended the game with a .292 batting average.
Analysis: While Sano hit his team-leading 12th homer, he struck out twice to give him 30 Ks in 56 at-bats over his last 15 games.
May 28 6:34 PM PT7:34 PM MT8:34 PM CT9:34 PM ET21:34 ET1:34 GMT9:34 6:34 PM MST8:34 PM EST9:04 PM VEN5:34 UAE (+1)8:34 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 2 Sunday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 8-6. He ended the game with a .293 batting average.
Analysis: Sano was out of the starting lineup for the second straight day as manager Paul Molitor tries to give the struggling slugger a break. Sano entered as a pinch hitter with the bases loaded in the 11th inning and struck out for the ninth straight at-bat. He is 1-for-15 in his past five games.
May 27 5:12 PM PT6:12 PM MT7:12 PM CT8:12 PM ET20:12 ET0:12 GMT8:12 5:12 PM MST7:12 PM EST7:42 PM VEN4:12 UAE (+1)7:12 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 1 Saturday as the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3. He ended the game with a .290 batting average.
Analysis: Sano sat for the first time this season, excluding the May 9 game for a Major League Baseball suspension. Sano pinch-hit in the seventh inning and struck out for the eighth straight at-bat.
May 26 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET23:22 ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST10:52 PM VEN7:22 UAE (+1)10:22 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 4 Friday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2. He ended the game with a .292 batting average.
May 24 1:15 PM PT2:15 PM MT3:15 PM CT4:15 PM ET16:15 ET20:15 GMT4:15 1:15 PM MST3:15 PM EST3:45 PM VEN0:15 UAE (+1)3:15 PM CT-Sano went 0 for 5 Wednesday as the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3. Sano scored once. He ended the game with a .300 batting average.
Analysis: He's 0 for 9 in the last two games after going 12 for 26 in his previous six.
May 23 6:52 PM PT7:52 PM MT8:52 PM CT9:52 PM ET21:52 ET1:52 GMT9:52 6:52 PM MST8:52 PM EST9:22 PM VEN5:52 UAE (+1)8:52 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 4 Tuesday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Baltimore Orioles 2-0. He ended the game with a .310 batting average.
May 23 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET0:00 ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST11:30 PM VEN8:00 UAE11:00 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 4 for 6 with a home run and three RBIs Monday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Baltimore Orioles 14-7. The homer was his 11th of the season. Sano scored three times. He ended the game with a .319 batting average.
Analysis: In his last six games, Sano is batting .462 with a homer, seven RBIS and four runs.
May 22 10:34 AM PT11:34 AM MT12:34 PM CT1:34 PM ET13:34 ET17:34 GMT1:34 10:34 AM MST12:34 PM EST1:04 PM VEN21:34 UAE12:34 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 4 with an RBI Sunday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Kansas City Royals 8-4. Sano scored once. He ended the game with a .304 batting average.
May 21 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 4 with a double and three RBIs Sunday as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Kansas City Royals 6-4. He ended the game with a .305 batting average.
May 20 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET0:15 ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST11:45 PM VEN8:15 UAE11:15 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 4 Friday as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3. He ended the game with a .299 batting average.
Analysis: Sano is 5 for 12 in his last three games.
May 19 8:23 AM PT9:23 AM MT10:23 AM CT11:23 AM ET11:23 ET15:23 GMT23:23 8:23 AM MST10:23 AM EST10:53 AM VEN19:23 UAE10:23 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 4 Thursday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Colorado Rockies 2-0. He ended the game with a .293 batting average.
May 18 2:12 PM PT3:12 PM MT4:12 PM CT5:12 PM ET17:12 ET21:12 GMT5:12 2:12 PM MST4:12 PM EST4:42 PM VEN1:12 UAE (+1)4:12 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 4 Thursday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Colorado Rockies 5-1 in the first game of a doubleheader. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
May 17 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET0:40 ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST12:10 AM VEN8:40 UAE11:40 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 4 Tuesday as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Colorado Rockies 7-3. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
May 14 2:25 PM PT3:25 PM MT4:25 PM CT5:25 PM ET17:25 ET21:25 GMT5:25 2:25 PM MST4:25 PM EST4:55 PM VEN1:25 UAE (+1)4:25 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 4 with a double Sunday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Cleveland Indians 8-3. Sano scored once. He ended the game with a .297 batting average.
May 13 4:21 PM PT5:21 PM MT6:21 PM CT7:21 PM ET19:21 ET23:21 GMT7:21 4:21 PM MST6:21 PM EST6:51 PM VEN3:21 UAE (+1)6:21 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 2 Saturday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Cleveland Indians 4-1. Sano scored once. He ended the game with a .299 batting average.
May 12 6:57 PM PT7:57 PM MT8:57 PM CT9:57 PM ET21:57 ET1:57 GMT9:57 6:57 PM MST8:57 PM EST9:27 PM VEN5:57 UAE (+1)8:57 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Friday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Cleveland Indians 1-0. The homer was his 10th of the season. He ended the game with a .305 batting average.
Analysis: Sano homered for the second straight game and is 18 for 43 (.419) with six homers and 16 RBIs in his last 12 contests.
May 12 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET0:05 ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST11:35 PM VEN8:05 UAE11:05 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 2 with a home run and an RBI Thursday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Chicago White Sox 7-6. The homer was his ninth of the season. Sano scored twice. He ended the game with a .304 batting average.
Analysis: Sano hit his fifth home run in 11 games, and is 17 for 40 (.425) with 15 RBIs and 11 runs in that span.
May 9 12:42 PM PT1:42 PM MT2:42 PM CT3:42 PM ET15:42 ET19:42 GMT3:42 12:42 PM MST2:42 PM EST3:12 PM VEN23:42 UAE2:42 PM CT-Major League Baseball has upheld a one-game suspension of Sano for his role in a scrap with Detroit last month. MLB announced Sano must sit out Tuesday in Chicago against the White Sox.
Analysis: MLB criticized Sano for ''aggressive actions'' that caused the benches to clear during the April 22 game against the Tigers. After Detroit's JaCoby Jones was hit in the face by a pitch from Twins reliever Justin Haley, Tigers starter Matt Boyd threw behind Sano. Sano pointed his bat and yelled at Boyd. After Tigers catcher James McCann intervened by putting his mitt in Sano's face, Sano punched McCann in the mask.
May 7 4:18 PM PT5:18 PM MT6:18 PM CT7:18 PM ET19:18 ET23:18 GMT7:18 4:18 PM MST6:18 PM EST6:48 PM VEN3:18 UAE (+1)6:18 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Boston Red Sox 17-6. He ended the game with a .300 batting average.
May 6 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 3 Saturday as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Boston Red Sox 11-1. He ended the game with a .313 batting average.
May 5 8:57 PM PT9:57 PM MT10:57 PM CT11:57 PM ET23:57 ET3:57 GMT11:57 8:57 PM MST10:57 PM EST11:27 PM VEN7:57 UAE (+1)10:57 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 3 with a triple and an RBI Friday as the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3. Sano scored once. He ended the game with a .312 batting average.
Analysis: After a rare hitless game Thursday, Sano had two more knocks Friday. He's 15 for 31 with four homers and 14 RBIs in his last eight games.
May 4 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 0 for 4 Thursday as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Oakland Athletics 8-5. He ended the game with a .300 batting average.
May 4 9:16 AM PT10:16 AM MT11:16 AM CT12:16 PM ET12:16 ET16:16 GMT0:16 9:16 AM MST11:16 AM EST11:46 AM VEN20:16 UAE11:16 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 4 Wednesday as the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 7-4. Sano scored twice. He ended the game with a .314 batting average.
May 3 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET11:48 ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST11:18 AM VEN19:48 UAE10:48 AM CT-Miguel Sano went 1 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs Tuesday as the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 9-1. The homer was his eighth of the season. Sano scored twice. He ended the game with a .317 batting average.
Analysis: Sano has now homered in three straight and four of his last five games, and he's a scorching 12 for 20 with 13 RBIs over that latter stretch. This may be the year the highly talented third baseman puts together the monster season many had been expecting since he broke into the majors two years ago.
Apr. 30 5:00 PM PT6:00 PM MT7:00 PM CT8:00 PM ET20:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST7:30 PM VEN4:00 UAE (+1)7:00 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 3 for 5 with a home run and a season-high five RBIs Sunday as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5. The homer was his seventh of the season. He ended the game with a .316 batting average.
Analysis: Sano stayed red hot Sunday and is 11 for 17 with three homers and 11 RBIs in his last four games. He's 11 for 26 with 17 RBIs during a seven-game hitting streak against the Royals. Sano finished April with seven homers and 25 RBIs. Torii Hunter was the last Twin with more than seven homers in April with nine in 2002.
Apr. 29 2:02 PM PT3:02 PM MT4:02 PM CT5:02 PM ET17:02 ET21:02 GMT5:02 2:02 PM MST4:02 PM EST4:32 PM VEN1:02 UAE (+1)4:02 PM CT-Miguel Sano went 2 for 4 with a double, a home run and four RBIs Friday as the Minnesota Twins topped the Kansas City Royals 6-4. The homer was his sixth of the season. Sano scored twice. He ended the game with a .297 batting average.
Analysis: Sano has shaken off a mini-slump by going 8 for 12 with two homers in the last three games.
Apr. 27 10:27 AM PT11:27 AM MT12:27 PM CT1:27 PM ET13:27 ET17:27 GMT1:27 10:27 AM MST12:27 PM EST12:57 PM VEN21:27 UAE12:27 PM CT-Sano had three singles Wednesday but didn't drive in or score a run.
Analysis: Sano had his second consecutive three-hit game as he appeals a one-game suspension for what were deemed ''aggressive actions'' that caused the benches to clear Saturday against Detroit. If the suspension does happen, he might want to serve it this weekend with the Twins in Kansas City, where Sano was 3 for 34 (.088) last season.
Apr. 26 7:07 AM PT8:07 AM MT9:07 AM CT10:07 AM ET10:07 ET14:07 GMT22:07 7:07 AM MST9:07 AM EST9:37 AM VEN18:07 UAE9:07 AM CT-Sano homered for one of his three hits Tuesday.
Analysis: He has five homers and 16 RBIs in 20 games.
Apr. 24 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-Sano appealed his one-game suspension Monday, and he went 0 for 4 in a win at Texas. He also received an undisclosed fine for his "aggressive actions" Saturday against Detroit at Target Field, prompting both benches to clear.
Analysis: Sano is 5 for 33 (.152) with a homer, three RBIs and 16 strikeouts in his last 10 games. He ranks among the major league leaders with 27 strikeouts.
Apr. 18 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET23:55 ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST11:25 PM VEN7:55 UAE (+1)10:55 PM CT-Sano hit his fourth homer of the year and Jason Castro had three hits for Minnesota on Tuesday.
Analysis: Sano is hitting .245 but he has 13 RBIs.
Apr. 13 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET20:46 ET0:46 GMT8:46 5:46 PM MST7:46 PM EST8:16 PM VEN4:46 UAE (+1)7:46 PM CT-Sano had a three-run homer, walked three times and scored twice Thursday.
Analysis: Sano is off to a scorching start with a 1.259 OPS, having driven in 11 runs and scoring 10 while recording seven extra-base hits.
Apr. 9 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Sano hit a two-run homer in Sunday's win over the White Sox.
Analysis: Sano also doubled Sunday, giving him five extra-base hits in five games. The Twins are off Monday before visiting Detroit on Tuesday, and Sano was 5 for 25 with two homers at Comerica Park last season. He is 1 for 8 with five strikeouts against Matthew Boyd, Tuesday's scheduled starter.
Apr. 6 4:42 PM PT5:42 PM MT6:42 PM CT7:42 PM ET19:42 ET23:42 GMT7:42 4:42 PM MST6:42 PM EST7:12 PM VEN3:42 UAE (+1)6:42 PM CT-Sano singled twice, scored two runs and walked Thursday against the Royals.
Analysis: He's off to a great start, going 4 of 9 with a homer, triple, five RBIs, six runs and three walks in his first three games.
Apr. 5 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Sano hit a three-run triple as the Twins cruised to a 9-1 win against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday afternoon.
Analysis: Sano has five RBIs and four runs scored through two games, and has three homers, nine RBIs and nine runs in his last seven home games against Kansas City.
Apr. 3 5:22 PM PT6:22 PM MT7:22 PM CT8:22 PM ET20:22 ET0:22 GMT8:22 5:22 PM MST7:22 PM EST7:52 PM VEN4:22 UAE (+1)7:22 PM CT-Sano homered and drew a bases-loaded walk and the Twins beat the Royals 7-1 on Monday for their first opening victory in nine years.
Analysis: Sano's homer was his third in 11 games against the Royals at Target Field. He is batting just .179 with 15 strikeouts in those contests, and is 0 for 7 with four strikeouts lifetime against Ian Kennedy, who will take the mound for Kansas City in the middle game on Wednesday afternoon.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2015 Min 80 279 46 75 17 1 18 52 53 119 1 1 .269 .385 .530
2016 Min 116 437 57 103 22 1 25 66 54 178 1 0 .236 .319 .462
2017 Min 66 238 44 68 10 2 18 52 39 97 0 0 .286 .386 .571
Career 262 954 147 246 49 4 61 170 146 394 2 1 .258 .356 .509


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