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Bryson Cole Sands is a pitcher for the Minnesota Twins and a baseball player who was born in the country. He is also known by his full name, Cole Sands. While still a high school student at North Florida Christian School in Tallahassee, Florida, Cole played baseball.

The Houston Astros selected him in the 22nd round of the 2015 MLB Draft, but he decided to play baseball for Florida State University instead of signing with them (FSU). In 2016 and 2017, Cole participated in collegiate summer baseball games with the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League.

He was chosen by the Minnesota Twins in the fifth round of the 2018 MLB Draft. He joined the Twins and got a $500,000 signing bonus. He made his baseball debut in 2019 with the Class A Midwest League’s Cedar Rapids Kernels. Throughout the season, he was promoted to the Class A-Advanced Fort Myers Miracle of the Florida State League.


Cole Sands
Cole Sands

Before the season was out, he earned another promotion to the Class AA Southern League’s Pensacola Blue Wahoos. He was unable to play in any games since the minor league was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The Twins promoted him to the Wichita Wind Surge of the Double-A Central as the 2021 campaign got underway.

The Twins selected his contract and added him to their 40-man roster at the end of the 2021 season. They called him up to the major leagues in April 2022 and he made his MLB debut on May 1, 2022.

Cole Sands Parents: Meet Lynna and David Sands

Cole Sands was born to American parents, Lynna Sands and David Sands. Apart from their names, there is nothing else known about them.