Rounds 22-24: Two Arms And A Shortstop

The Twins took two arms and a shortstop in rounds 22-24, taking a college pitcher, and two high schooler. The pitcher, taken in the 22nd round, was Aaron Tennyson, a lefty from the University of Kentucky. In the 23rd round, the Twins took high school righty Thomas Wright, from McGavock High School. In the 24th round, they took Granbury high school shortstop Nicolas Papasan, who projects well.

The Twins picked up two pitchers during rounds 22 and 23, selecting a college hurler, and a high school arm. The 22nd round pick was University of Kentucky left-hander Aaron Tennyson, who won four games for the Wildcats in 2006. Though he posted an earned run average over 5.00, he has a nice arsenal, and even tossed a complete game along the way.

In the 23rd round, the Twins selected Thomas Wright out of McGavock High School in Tennessee. Wright is a good athlete, who also played third base in high school. He also has a very strong arm, and he could become a pitcher or a position player.

In the 24th round, the Twins selected Granbury High School shortstop Nicolas Papasan. Papasan played his high school ball in Texas, and despite his small demeanor, he really has some pop in his bat. He is only 5'10'', so a move to the right side of the infield may be in order, but this is definitely a player that projects well.


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