Miguel Sanó, full name Miguel Ángel Jean Sanó is one of the professional baseball players with the Minnesota Twins baseball team. He is from the Dominican Republic and plays as first baseman and third baseman for the Twins.
Miguel signed with the Minnesota Twins as an international free agent in September 2009. He received a signing bonus of $3.15 million. In the 2011 baseball season, he was ranked by Baseball America as the third-best prospect in the Twins minor league system. That season, he was assigned by the Twins to play for the Elizabethton Twins.
In the 2012 minor league season, he was with the Class-A Beloit Snappers of the Midwest League. He was promoted in 2013 to the New Britain Rock Cats of the Class AA Eastern League. At the end of the season, MLB.com ranked him as the third-best prospect in the league, and second in the Twins organization. He received an invitation to the Twins’ 2014 spring training.
He did not play in 2014 due to an injury and spent the 2015 season with the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Class AA Southern League. He was promoted to the major leagues in 2015 and he made his MLB debut on July 2, 2015, for the Twins. That year, he won the American League (AL) Rookie of the Month Award for August.
Does Miguel Sanó Have Any Kids?
In 2014, Miguel Sanó’s wife gave birth to a daughter they named Angelica. One week after her birth, she passed away due to a heart condition, and in 2016, they welcomed Dylan Miguel as a son.