José Francisco Miranda was born on June 29, 1998, he is a Puerto Rican professional baseball infielder for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2022.
Miranda was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the second round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft out of Leadership Christian Academy in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. He made his professional debut that year with the Gulf Coast Twins.
Miranda played 2017 with the Elizabethton Twins, 2018 with the Cedar Rapids Kernels and Fort Myers Miracle, and 2019 with Fort Myers and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
He did not play a minor league game in 2020 since the season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Miranda started 2021 with the Wichita Wind Surge before being promoted to the St. Paul Saints. In his first game with the Saints, he hit three home runs. Miranda was selected to the 40-man roster following the season on November 19, 2021.
He opened the 2022 season back with St. Paul. On May 2, 2022, Miranda was called up to the major leagues for the first time and made his MLB debut that night versus the Baltimore Orioles.
Jose Miranda signed a 1 year / $700,000 contract with the Minnesota Twins, including $700,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $700,000. In 2022, Miranda will earn a base salary of $700,000, while carrying a total salary of $700,000. Miranda’s adjusted salary with the Minnesota Twins is $596,130