MINNEAPOLIS -- AP -- The Minnesota Twins have optioned prized prospect Alex Kirilloff to their alternate training site. The move leaves a wide-open competition for playing time in left field. It also gives the 2016 first-round draft pick more time to develop.

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Jake Cave, Kyle Garlick and Brent Rooker are the primary candidates at that position. It was opened when Eddie Rosario was released during the offseason. Luis Arraez, who is in a super-sub role this year, has also been in the mix in left field.

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