Jul 13, 2021 - News
A new crop of Minnesota Twins
Minnesota Twins first-round pick Chase Petty smiles while answering the phone on MLB Draft night.
Twins first-round pick Chase Petty was all smiles on MLB Draft night. Photo: Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Getty Images

The Minnesota Twins restocked their farm system with a bounty of young players they selected in the MLB draft over the past two days.

Driving the news: The team drafted 11 players on Sunday and Monday, and will draft 10 more Tuesday.

Details: They took New Jersey high school pitcher Chase Petty — who has a great NASCAR name — with the 26th pick in the first round.

  • He can throw 102 miles per hour.

With the 36th pick, the Twins selected Wisconsin high school shortstop Noah Miller.

  • They spent four of the next five picks on pitchers.
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