Oct 17, 2022 • 27M

Why the Twins Shouldn't Bank on Alex Kirilloff in 2023

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Brandon Warne
Brandon Warne not only hosts Locked on Twins, but also runs Access Twins -- a Substack newsletter dedicated to independent coverage of the Minnesota Twins. Warne has covered the Twins in some form or fashion for more than a decade in all forms, and is returning to Locked on Twins after a four-year hiatus.
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Alex Kirilloff came through the Twins' system as a consensus top-25 global prospect in the world. His smooth left-handed swing was enough for the Twins to select him in the first round in 2016. Kirilloff crushed the minors in 2018 before wrist problems and the Covid shutdown plagued him for what has been the last four seasons. Kirilloff underwent an invasive surgery to hopefully fix the wrist once and for all, but the Twins shouldn't rely on him as a surefire bet to provide value in 2023. Here's why.

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