The "Pelotero" Comes to New Britain

Minnesota Twins prospect Miguel Sano was featured in "Ballplayer: Pelotero."

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Miguel Sano playing with the Fort Myers Miracle, the single-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins on May 21, 2013.
You can now see Sano play with the New Britain Rock Cats. Photo:Tom Hagerty via Flickr Creative Commons
The "Pelotero" Comes to New Britain
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The "Pelotero" Comes to New Britain

Ballplayer: Pelotero is a film about the baseball pipeline between the Dominican Republic and Major League Baseball. One of the characters in the movie was Miguel Sano - a third baseman now in the Minnesota Twins organization.

Back in March, we spoke with one of the filmmaker’s behind Ballplayer: Pelotero, Jon Paley about their next project.

“We realized that this wasn’t so much an ending for the film as it was a beginning for Miguel," said Paley. "So we never really stopped rolling and for three years now, we’ve been filming a sequel about Miguel’s challenges of rising through the minor leagues.”

So they’re working on a sequel to Ballplayer: Pelotero.

Miguel Sano’s rise through the minor leagues has now brought him to New Britain, Connecticut. Earlier this week, he got called up to the New Britain Rock Cats, the AA-affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.