Artie Sparks
Minnesota Twins (ML)
Artie Sparks
Birthdate:
April 19, 1998 (26 y, 9 m, 20 d)
Born In:
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
3B
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/191
Entry:
2018 Draft - Round: 3, Overall: 64, Team: Minnesota Twins
Contract:
$750k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
1 years, 65 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 1 years, 65 days
40-man Service Time 2 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 7 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 2 - No
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Desire for Win Low
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
2025 $750k ($750k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 9 12 14 9 9
vs R 9 12 14 9 9
vs L 9 13 15 10 10
Potential 9 12 14 10 10
Fielding C IF OF
Range 16 2
Error 13 6
Arm 1 20 15
Turn DP 13
C Ability 1
Position
Second 3
Third 18
Run/Bunt
Speed 14
Stealing 20
Running 20
Sac Bunt 6
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 4 1
vs R 1 4 1
vs L 1 4 1
Potential 1 4 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 47%
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-02-08
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 9 to 10
2B defense decreased from 4 to 3
3B defense decreased from 19 to 18
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 4
Movement decreased from 7 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 4
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 4
Weight increased from 190 to 191
2024-10-23
Contact vs R increased from 8 to 9
2024-10-07
Weight decreased from 191 to 190
2024-09-16
Contact vs R decreased from 9 to 8
2024-09-02
Eye decreased from 10 to 9
2024-08-26
Eye increased from 9 to 10
2024-08-19
Eye decreased from 10 to 9
SS defense decreased from 1 to 0
2024-08-05
Power vs R increased from 13 to 14
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 8 to 9
2024-07-15
Contact vs R increased from 8 to 9
2024-06-17
Contact vs R decreased from 9 to 8
2024-06-10
Eye increased from 9 to 10
2024-05-13
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 9 to 8
Outfield Arm decreased from 16 to 15
2024-04-29
Gap vs R increased from 11 to 12
Power increased from 13 to 14
Power vs L increased from 14 to 15
Eye decreased from 10 to 9
2024-04-15
Gap vs R decreased from 12 to 11
2B defense decreased from 5 to 4
2024-04-07
Gap vs R increased from 11 to 12
Eye increased from 9 to 10
2024-03-29
Contact vs R increased from 8 to 9
2024-03-20
Contact vs R decreased from 9 to 8
2B defense increased from 4 to 5
2024-03-11
Weight decreased from 192 to 191
2024-02-25
2B defense decreased from 5 to 4
2023-12-26
SS defense decreased from 2 to 1
2023-11-27
Contact vs R increased from 8 to 9
Gap vs R decreased from 12 to 11
2023-11-09
Contact vs R decreased from 9 to 8
2023-09-11
Contact vs R increased from 8 to 9
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
2023-07-17
Contact vs R decreased from 9 to 8
Speed increased from 13 to 14
Weight increased from 190 to 192
2023-05-29
SS defense increased from 1 to 2
Weight decreased from 191 to 190
2023-02-26
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 8 to 9
Speed decreased from 14 to 13
Outfield Error decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 189 to 191
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Unknown
2022-10-14
Infield Error increased from 12 to 13
Turn Double Play increased from 12 to 13
2B defense decreased from 6 to 5
SS defense decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 188 to 189
2022-07-31
Contact vs R increased from 8 to 9
Avoid Ks increased from 8 to 9
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 7 to 8
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 8 to 9
2022-05-29
Contact increased from 7 to 9
Contact vs R increased from 7 to 8
Contact vs L increased from 8 to 9
Power increased from 10 to 13
Power vs R increased from 10 to 13
Power vs L increased from 11 to 14
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 8
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 8
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Speed decreased from 15 to 14
Infield Error decreased from 13 to 12
Turn Double Play decreased from 13 to 12
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
2B defense decreased from 8 to 6
SS defense decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 182 to 188
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
2021-04-10
Stealing decreased from 22 to 20
Baserunning decreased from 21 to 20
Outfield Arm decreased from 17 to 16
Weight increased from 181 to 182

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Minnesota - MLB
MIN - MLB
2024 26 134 498 467 106 23 4 23 72 56 26 122 17 2 0.227 0.268 0.709 0.2562 0.306 2.72
Minnesota - MLB
MIN - MLB
2023 25 46 163 156 34 4 1 3 14 12 6 34 7 0 0.218 0.245 0.560 0.2583 0.247 -0.06
Total - MLB
MLB
180 661 623 140 27 5 26 86 68 32 156 24 2 0.225 0.263 0.672 0.2568 0.292 2.66

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
ROC - IL
2023 25 63 257 237 61 20 2 13 33 44 19 65 2 0 0.257 0.311 0.835 0.3000 0.353 1.22
ROC - IL
2022 24 138 565 507 116 34 2 20 65 76 52 118 11 4 0.229 0.301 0.724 0.2581 0.315 0.44
CHT - SL
2021 23 135 542 471 103 21 5 17 75 76 54 131 18 7 0.219 0.299 0.692 0.2638 0.316 0.90
CHT - SL
2020 22 107 457 401 83 25 2 11 41 58 31 110 17 2 0.207 0.262 0.624 0.2517 0.285 -0.33
CER - MID
2020 22 14 44 39 9 4 3 1 5 4 3 11 1 0 0.231 0.279 0.843 0.2857 0.363 0.29
CER - MID
2019 21 132 468 410 90 33 5 6 50 53 42 126 14 5 0.220 0.291 0.659 0.2979 0.303 0.95
Twin - DSL
2018 20 65 231 208 51 22 3 2 23 34 17 72 10 0 0.245 0.316 0.725 0.3630 0.325 0.68
None - None
None - None
2018 20 23 119 104 51 15 4 9 37 50 11 6 27 2 0.490 0.529 1.501 0.4565 0.615 3.23
Total - ??
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23 119 104 51 15 4 9 37 50 11 6 27 2 0.490 0.529 1.501 0.4565 0.615 3.23
Total - AAA
AAA
201 822 744 177 54 4 33 98 120 71 183 13 4 0.238 0.305 0.759 0.2707 0.327 1.66
Total - AA
AA
242 999 872 186 46 7 28 116 134 85 241 35 9 0.213 0.282 0.661 0.2582 0.302 0.56
Total - A
A
146 512 449 99 37 8 7 55 57 45 137 15 5 0.221 0.290 0.675 0.2968 0.309 1.24
Total - R
R
65 231 208 51 22 3 2 23 34 17 72 10 0 0.245 0.316 0.725 0.3630 0.325 0.68

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Minnesota - MLB
MIN - MLB
2024 2B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Minnesota - MLB
MIN - MLB
2024 3B 133 1148.1 60 232 3 0.990 2.289 1.069 10.21
Minnesota - MLB
MIN - MLB
2023 2B 2 8.1 1 5 0 1.000 6.480 1.003 0.01
Minnesota - MLB
MIN - MLB
2023 3B 43 374.1 26 67 7 0.930 2.236 1.014 0.74
Minnesota - MLB
MIN - MLB
2023 SS 1 1.0 0 1 0 1.000 9.000 0.995 -0.00
Total 2B 3 10.1 1 5 0 0.01
Total 3B 176 1522.2 86 299 10 10.95
Total SS 1 1.0 0 1 0 -0.00
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2024 Minnesota (MLB)
2021 Chattanooga (SL)
Gold Glove 2024 - 3B Minnesota (MLB)
2021 - 3B Chattanooga (SL)
2020 - 3B Chattanooga (SL)
Championship Series MVP 2021 Chattanooga (SL)
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