AL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Cecil Whig - - INSIDEBASEBALL -

BYUNG HO PARK, 1B/DH, MIN­NESOTA The 29-year-old av­er­aged 52.5 home runs per sea­son in Korea. But it’s Korea, where the sta­di­ums are a lot friend­lier. Cutting that to­tal in half may be more what we see from Park in Min­nesota, but one scout this spring also re­ferred to his power as “80” on the scout­ing scale. He’ll DH and hit in the mid­dle of the Twins’ or­der.

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