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Toolshed: 2018 Rule 5 Draft preview

A's Martin, Astros' Ferrell among potential picks come Thursday
December 11, 2018

LAS VEGAS -- For anyone who's never seen the Rule 5 Draft in person, let's set the scene.This is nothing like the Rule 4 Draft (i.e. the First-Year Player Draft) that took place in June. There aren't cameras all around. There isn't a studio crew breaking down each pick for

Southern notes: Jay putting injuries in past

Twins No. 15 prospect works to regain confidence with Lookouts
June 28, 2018

Tyler Jay spent less than two weeks on the Chattanooga Lookouts' disabled list in April, but it was still yet another setback for the star-crossed left-hander."It felt like forever, especially with when it happened," said Jay, the No. 6 overall pick in the 2015 Draft. "I felt really good the

Jay ready to rock in relief role with Sags

Twins No. 8 prospect feeling healthy in return to bullpen
October 25, 2017

Bullpens are having a moment. For Tyler Jay, the timing couldn't be better.The Twins' eighth-ranked prospect is back in the bullpen and finally feeling healthy after injuries cost him nearly all of the 2017 season. Needing to make up for lost time, the Twins sent Jay, the sixth overall pick in the

Desert Dogs' Bradley gets off the mark

Indians No. 3 prospect ends mini-slump with pair of RBI hits
October 13, 2017

After striking out five times in his first eight Arizona Fall League at-bats, Bobby Bradley found his groove on Friday afternoon.The Indians' third-ranked prospect went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs and scored a run to lead Glendale to a 7-6 win over Surprise at Surprise Stadium.

Four Current and Former Miracle to Participate in Fall League

Paul, Hackimer, Jay and Wade Named to Roster
August 30, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 30, 2017) - The Minnesota Twins have named three members of the active Fort Myers Miracle roster and one alum to their Arizona Fall League team. Chris Paul, Tom Hackimer, Tyler Jay and alum Lamonte Wade will all head to Arizona to compete for the Surprise Saguaros

Power Surge Boosts Miracle Over Charlotte in 14-2 Win

Miracle Plate Six in the First AND Fourth
August 25, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 25, 2017) - The Fort Myers Miracle (39-21) blasted a season-high four home runs in their 14-2 series-opening win against the Charlotte Stone Crabs (35-25), reducing their magic number to six. Jaylin Davis supplied a pair of home runs, Tanner English plated four with one grand swing,

Twins Prospect Primer: Arms on the way

Gonsalves, Stewart, Jay continue their march up Minnesota's ranks
March 27, 2017

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2017 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Shining star: Stephen Gonsalves, LHPThe

Twins returning lefty Jay to bullpen

No. 6 prospect earned Florida State League All-Star honors as starter
March 19, 2017

The Twins are moving Tyler Jay, drafted sixth overall as a relief pitcher in 2015, back to the bullpen.Jay -- Minnesota's sixth-ranked prospect -- earned Florida State League All-Star honors as a starter last season, going 5-5 with a 2.84 ERA and 68 strikeouts over 69 2/3 innings for Class