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Prospects Sano, Rosario promoted to Double-A

Prospects Sano, Rosario promoted to Double-A

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WASHINGTON -- Top prospects Miguel Sano and Eddie Rosario were both promoted to Double-A New Britain from Class A Advanced Fort Myers on Sunday.

Sano, ranked as the No. 11 overall prospect by MLB.com, hit .330/.424/.655 with 16 homers and 48 RBIs in 56 games with the Miracle. The 20-year-old third baseman also homered twice on Sunday against Bradenton.

Rosario hit .329/.377/.527 with six homers and 35 RBIs in 52 games at Fort Myers. The 21-year-old second baseman also homered Sunday and is ranked as the club's No. 6 prospect, according to MLB.com

"It's just something we were monitoring the last couple months, and they improved defensively and had good first halves offensively as well," Twins farm director Brad Steil said. "We thought they accomplished enough to move up to Double-A and tackle the next challenge."

The Twins also promoted outfielder Angel Morales from Fort Myers to New Britain and infielder James Beresford from New Britain to Triple-A Rochester.

Rhett Bollinger is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Bollinger Beat, and follow him on Twitter @RhettBollinger. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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