Twins draft Oregon State slugger Trevor Larnach 20th overall

Oregon State plays the Gophers this week in the NCAA tourney.
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With the 20th pick in Monday's MLB Draft, the Minnesota Twins selected Oregon State outfielder Trevor Larnach. 

Larnach is a 6-foot-4, 205-pound left-handed hitter who plays right field for No. 2 ranked Oregon State. He's got MLB average power, according to MLB Network and has a good outfield arm.

He's hitting .327 with 17 homers, 65 RBI and a .626 slugging percentage this season. 

Interestingly, Minnesotans will get a good look at Larnach this week when the Gophers and Oregon State meeting in a best-of-three series in the NCAA Tournament. 

Larnach's teammate, infielder Nick Madrigal, was taken fourth overall in the draft. 

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This is the second year that Derek Falvey, the Twins' Chief Baseball Officer, is in charge of the draft for Minnesota. He led the decision-making that led the Twins to take 18-year-old shortstop Royce Lewis with the No. 1 overall pick last season. 

Lewis is off to a fantastic start in the minors, and was recently referred to as the second coming of future Hall of Fame shortstop, Derek Jeter. 

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