Where the Twins' Top 30 prospects are starting the season

April 4th, 2017

With the 2017 season getting started, here's a look at where the Twins' Top 30 prospects are projected to start the season:

1. -- Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)

2. -- Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)

3. Alex Kirilloff -- Disabled list

4. -- Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)

5. Tyler Jay -- Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)

6. Kohl Stewart -- Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)

7. Travis Blankenhorn -- Cedar Rapids Kernels (A)

8. -- Minnesota Twins (MLB)

9. -- Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)

10. Lewin Diaz -- Cedar Rapids Kernels (A)

11. J.T. Chargois -- Rochester Red Wings (AAA)

12. Ben Rortvedt -- Cedar Rapids Kernels (A)

13. LaMonte Wade -- Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)

14. -- Rochester Red Wings (AAA)

15. -- Rochester Red Wings (AAA)

16. Nick Burdi -- Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)

17. Wander Javier -- Extended spring training

18. Lewis Thorpe -- Extended spring training

19. Trevor Hildenberger -- Rochester Red Wings (AAA)

20. -- Rochester Red Wings (AAA)

21. -- Rochester Red Wings (AAA)

22. -- Rochester Red Wings (AAA)

23. Huascar Ynoa -- Extended spring training

24. Jose Miranda -- Extended spring training

25. Akil Baddoo -- Extended spring training

26. Lachlan Wells -- Fort Myers Miracle (A Adv)

27. -- Fort Myers Miracle (A Adv)

28. Luis Arraez -- Fort Myers Miracle (A Adv)

29. -- Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)

30. Griffin Jax -- Extended spring training

Complete Twins prospect coverage on MLBPipeline.com/Twins

Team to watch

It's often been said that Double-A is the level to watch the best prospects. That's certainly true of the Twins' system. There are nine Top 30 prospects slated to begin the year with the Chattanooga Lookouts in the Southern League. That includes the top two prospects, Nick Gordon and Stephen Gonsalves, and six of the Top 10 overall.

Where baseball's top prospects are starting the 2017 season

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Rochester Red Wings

New faces

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On the shelf

After winning the Appalachian League's MVP Award during his pro debut last summer, people were excited to see what 2016 first-rounder Alex Kirilloff could do in his first full season. They'll have to wait a year as the outfielder had Tommy John surgery early this spring.