TO THE RAYS
Position: Shortstop Age: 28
Ht., Wt.: 6-0, 185 Bats: R Throws: R
Notable: Committed 26 errors in 138 games for a .960 fielding percentage in 2007. ...Hit .319 vs. left-handed pitching and .245 vs. righties. ... Was a 13th-round pick of the Padres in the 2001 draft.
YearTeamAvg.ABRHRBI2B3BHRSB2004Twins.0831221100022005Twins.241224335416101342006Twins.30933344103321822102007Twins.2655107513543207523 MATT GARZA
Position: Starting Pitcher Age: 24
Ht., Wt.: 6-4, 205 Bats: R Throws: R
Notable: Had a .2.49 ERA on the road this season. Struggled against left-handed hitters, allowing a .314 batting average. ... Was a first-round pick (25th overall) by the Twins in the 2005 draft.
YearTeamRecERAGIPHERBBSO2006Twins3-65.761050623223382007Twins5-73.69168396343267 EDUARDO MORLAN
Position: Relief Pitcher Age: 21
Ht., Wt.: 6-2, 178 Bats: R Throws: R
Notable: The Cuban-born Morlan was a third-round selection by the Twins in the 2004 draft. ... Had 18 saves in 41 games for Class-A Fort Myers. In 65 2/3 innings, he had a 3.15 ERA, with 17 walks and 92 strikeouts. ... Was promoted to Double-A, where he pitched in four games with a 2.25 ERA.
TO THE TWINS
Position: Infielder Age: 27
Ht., Wt.: 6-1, 200 Bats: R Throws: R
Notable: Hit .345 against left-handed pitching in 2007. ... Had 13 errors while playing second, short and third. ... Selected in the fifth round of the 2001 draft by the Cubs.
YearTeamAvg.ABRHRBI2B3BHRSB2004Cubs.222902110002004Expos.1605048220102005Nationals.333913310102006Nationals.2503238200202006Reds.2001022100102007Rays.2865217214959353124 JASON PRIDIE
Position: Outfielder Age: 24
Ht., Wt.: 6-1, 190 Bats: L Throws: R
Notable: Hit a combined .303 in 2007 for Double-A Montgomery and Triple-A Durham with 14 homers and 66 batted in. ... He also stole 26 bases. ... Was a second-round pick by the Rays in the 2002 draft.
Position: Outfielder Age: 22
Ht., Wt.: 6-3, 215 Bats: R Throws: R
Notable: Hit .300 on the road in 2007 and .302 in night games. ... Was the No. 1 overall pick of the 2003 draft by the Rays. ... Had 16 outfield assists this past season, while committing seven errors.
YearTeamAvg.ABRHRBI2B3BHRSB2006Rays.31712616401091322007Rays.28864565186933801310 TO THE RAYS
TO THE TWINS