Young Twins Tracker: Newcomers Busenitz, Light off to scoreless starts

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Pat Light recorded his first save for Triple-A Rochester on Aug. 5.

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The Minnesota Twins are reshaping their franchise with an injection of youth and prospects.

Every Thursday for the rest of the season, FOX Sports North will take a closer look at some specific young players — as well as noting others who might be stepping up — measuring, highlighting and evaluating their progress. Please note the glossary of advanced stats at the bottom of the story.

This is the 17th edition of the Young Twins Tracker.


Jose Berrios (age 22)

Max Kepler (age 23)

Jorge Polanco (age 23)

Eddie Rosario (age 24)

Miguel Sano (age 23)


Nick Burdi (age 23/Double-A)

Alan Busenitz (age 25/Double-A)

Byron Buxton (age 22/Triple-A)

Stephen Gonsalves (age 22/Double-A)

Nick Gordon (age 20/High Single-A)

Tyler Jay (age 22/Double-A)

Alex Kirilloff (age 18/Rookie)

Pat Light (age 25/Triple-A)

Kohl Stewart (age 21/Double-A)

Adam Walker (age 24/Triple-A)

A glossary of some of the advanced statistics used:

Statistics courtesy of and