Yunior Severino
18-Year-Old Second Baseman2B
2018 Fantasy Outlook
One of the top prospects MLB extricated from the Braves' farm system over the winter, Severino received a $2.5 million bonus from the Twins -- $600,000 more than he originally received from Atlanta during the 2016 July 2 signing period. It's easy to see why his stock remained high, while other former Braves prospects who were back on the market struggled to get seven figures. Severino has a very high offensive ceiling. Equipped with special bat speed, the switch-hitting middle infielder should grow into plus power as he fills out his 6-foot-1, 180-pound frame. He struck out a lot (29.6 percent) and benefited from some good luck (.408 BABIP), but was one of only two 17-year-olds who were at least 20 percent better (125 wRC+) than the average hitter in the Gulf Coast League. He will likely move to second base, and there are going to be growing pains against more advanced pitching, but he warrants ownership in deeper dynasty leagues because of his significant long-term upside. Read Past Outlooks
RANKSFrom Preseason
Add To Watchlist
$Signed a contract with the Twins in December of 2017 that includes a $2.5 million signing bonus.
Will head to Minnesota
2BMinnesota Twins  R
December 8, 2017
Severino signed a $2.5 million contract with the Twins on Friday, pending a physical, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports.
ANALYSIS
One of the 12 prospects granted free agency as part of the Braves' sanctions for violating international signing guidelines, Severino has to be considered one of the biggest losses for Atlanta. The 18-year-old was ranked as the No. 8 international prospect by Baseball America at the time of his agreement with Atlanta last summer, and will now become a part of the Twins' organization following one last workout in front of scouts earlier this week. In the Gulf Coast League last season, Severino slashed .286/.345/.444 with three home runs, 19 extra-base hits and 27 RBI in 48 games. Although he's not going to see the majors any time soon, he projects to be a key part of the future in Minnesota.
Read More News
Batting Stats
Loading Batting Stats...
MLB Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Loading Batting Game Log...
Minor League Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Loading Minor League Batting Game Log...
Advanced Batting Stats
Loading Advanced Batting Stats...
Additional Stats
Games By Position
Defensive Stats
Loading Games Played by Position...
Loading MLB Defensive Stats...
Stats Vs Upcoming Pitchers
Want more matchup stats?
Loading Matchup Stats...
Twins Depth Chart
Our full team depth charts are reserved for RotoWire subscribers.
Subscribe Now
More Fantasy News
Allowed to sign in two weeks
2BFree Agent  R
November 21, 2017
Severino will be eligible to sign with another MLB team in two weeks, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Declared free agent
2BFree Agent  R
November 21, 2017
Severino will be declared a free agent by MLB as part of the Braves' punishment for illegal dealings in the international free agent market, Ben Badler of Baseball America reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Signs $1.9 million deal Saturday
2BAtlanta Braves  R
July 2, 2016
Severino signed a $1.9 million deal with the Braves on Saturday.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.