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Twins reliever J.R. Graham lost 30-40 pounds this offseason and said he's stronger than he's ever been.

What's his trick you ask? Not eating pizza or drinking beer and eating breakfast has contributed to his weight loss from 200 pounds down to 170 pounds. 2015 was a disappointing rookie campaign for the reliever as he posted a 4.95 ERA in just over 63 innings pitched. Heading into the new season he is no lock for a spot in the bullpen and will have to earn it with his new svelte figure and his stuff in spring training. He can be avoided on draft day as he is just a low-leverage middle reliever.

PLAYER ARRIVALS

# Player Position Previous Team
1 Brandon Kintzler RP Brewers
2 Juan Centeno C Brewers
3 John Hicks C Mariners
4 Fernando Abad RP Athletics

PLAYER DEPARTURES

# Player Position New Team
1 Aaron Hicks OF Yankees
2 Shane Robinson OF Indians
3 Chris Herrmann C Diamondbacks
4 Jordan Schafer OF Free Agent
5 Torii Hunter OF Free Agent
6 Eric Fryer C Cardinals
7 Brian Duensing RP Free Agent
8 Mike Pelfrey SP Tigers

TOP PROSPECTS

# Player Position
1 Byron Buxton OF
2 Miguel Sano 3B
3 Kohl Stewart P
4 Alex Meyer P
5 Jose Berrios P
6 Nick Gordon SS
7 Jorge Polanco 2B/SS
8 Trevor May P
9 Lewis Thorpe P
10 Eddie Rosario 2B

Top Picks for TWINS

# Player Position College
1 Nick Gordon SS Olympia HS (FL)
2 Nick Burdi P Louisville (KY)
3 Michael Cederoth P San Diego State (CA)
4 Sam Clay P Georgia Tech (GA)
5 Jake Reed P Oregon (OR)
6 John Curtiss P Texas (TX)
7 Andro Cutura? P Southeastern Louisiana University (LA)
8 Keaton Steele P Missouri (MO)
9 Max Murphy OF Bradley University (IL)
10 Randy LeBlanc P Tulane (LA)

2015 YTD Stats

Catcher

Player Tm Pos AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI SB BB K BA OBP SLG
Kurt Suzuki Twins C 433 104 17 0 5 36 50 0 25 59 .240 .296 .314

First Base

Player Tm Pos AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI SB BB K BA OBP SLG
Kennys Vargas Twins 1B 175 42 4 0 5 18 17 0 9 54 .240 .277 .349
Joe Mauer Twins 1B 592 157 34 2 10 69 66 2 55 112 .265 .338 .380

Second Base

Player Tm Pos AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI SB BB K BA OBP SLG
Brian Dozier Twins 2B 628 148 39 4 28 101 77 12 59 148 .236 .307 .444

Third Base

Player Tm Pos AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI SB BB K BA OBP SLG
Miguel Sano Twins 3B 279 75 17 1 18 46 52 1 52 119 .269 .385 .530
Trevor Plouffe Twins 3B 573 140 35 4 22 74 86 2 50 124 .244 .307 .435
Eduardo Nunez Twins 3B 188 53 14 1 4 23 20 8 12 29 .282 .327 .431

Short Stop

Player Tm Pos AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI SB BB K BA OBP SLG
Jorge Polanco Twins SS 10 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 .300 .417 .300
Eduardo Escobar Twins SS 409 107 31 4 12 48 58 2 27 86 .262 .309 .445
Danny Santana Twins SS 261 56 10 5 0 30 21 8 5 68 .215 .241 .291

Left Field

Player Tm Pos AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI SB BB K BA OBP SLG
Eddie Rosario Twins LF 453 121 18 15 13 60 50 11 12 118 .267 .289 .459
Oswaldo Arcia Twins LF 58 16 0 0 2 6 8 0 0 15 .276 .338 .379

Center Field

Player Tm Pos AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI SB BB K BA OBP SLG
Max Kepler Twins CF 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .143
Byron Buxton Twins CF 129 27 7 1 2 16 6 2 6 44 .209 .250 .326

Right Field

Player Tm Pos AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI SB BB K BA OBP SLG
Torii Hunter Twins RF 521 125 22 0 22 67 81 2 34 105 .240 .293 .409

Pitcher

Player Tm Pos W L Sv G IP H HR ER BB K ERA WHIP
Neal Cotts Twins RP 0 0 0 0 13.2 14 3 6 5 9 3.95 1.39
Alex Meyer Twins SP 0 0 0 0 2.2 4 2 5 3 3 16.88 2.63
Casey Fien Twins RP 4 6 0 0 63.1 61 6 25 8 41 3.55 1.09
Phil Hughes Twins RP 11 9 0 0 155.1 184 29 76 16 94 4.40 1.29
Kevin Jepsen Twins RP 1 1 10 0 28 18 1 5 7 25 1.61 0.89
Kyle Gibson Twins SP 11 11 0 0 194.2 186 18 83 59 145 3.84 1.29
Brian Duensing Twins RP 4 1 1 0 48.2 46 5 23 17 24 4.25 1.38
Ryan O'Rourke Twins RP 0 0 0 0 22 16 3 15 13 24 6.14 1.41
Glen Perkins Twins RP 3 5 32 0 57 58 9 21 8 54 3.32 1.19
Trevor May Twins RP 8 9 0 0 114.2 127 11 51 24 110 4.00 1.33
Ricky Nolasco Twins SP 5 2 0 0 37.1 50 3 28 12 35 6.75 1.71
Michael Tonkin Twins RP 0 0 0 0 23.1 21 4 9 7 19 3.47 1.29
Ryan Pressly Twins RP 3 2 0 0 27.2 27 0 9 11 22 2.93 1.41
J.R. Graham Twins RP 1 1 0 0 63.2 73 10 35 21 53 4.95 1.48
Tyler Duffey Twins SP 5 1 0 0 58 56 4 20 20 53 3.10 1.31
Aaron Thompson Twins RP 1 3 0 0 32.1 32 2 18 9 17 5.01 1.33
Scott Atchison Twins RP 1 1 0 0 19.2 23 6 15 4 12 6.86 1.37
Tommy Milone Twins SP 9 5 1 0 128.2 128 17 56 35 91 3.92 1.28
Ervin Santana Twins SP 7 5 0 0 108 104 12 48 34 82 4.00 1.30