Twins Minor League Report (8/2): Wiel Keeps the Lookouts Going Round and Round
Image courtesy of Seth Stohs, Twins Daily (photo of Zander Wiel)Welcome to an impromptu speed round edition of the Minor League Report. Hold onto your hats!
-Ryan Walker and Paco Rodriguez were released from Chattanooga to make room for Luke Raley and Devin Smeltzer.
-Tom Hackimer was placed back on the 7-Day DL and Dylan Stowell was promoted from the GCL to the Miracle to fill his spot on the roster.
RED WINGS REPORT
Scranton/WB 6, Rochester 2
SP: Chase De Jong (3.2 IP, 6 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 4 K)
HR: Willians Astudillo (10)
Multi-hit games: Willians Astudillo (2-for-4, 2B, HR)
Chattanooga 12, Mississippi 3
W: Lewis Thorpe (5.2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 7 K)
Multi-hit games: Zander Wiel (3-for-5, 2 2B, 4 RBI, R), Luis Arraez (3-for-5, 2 R), Brent Rooker (2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, R), Mitchell Kranson (2-for-4, BB, RBI), Brian Navarreto (2-for-4, 2B, BB, 2 R)
Fort Myers - POSTPONED
Peoria 3, Cedar Rapids 2
SP: Randy Dobnak (5.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K)
Multi-hit games: Ryan Jeffers (2-for-4, RBI)
Game 1: Johnson City 5, Elizabethton 3 (7 innings)
SP: Tyler Palm (4.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 6 K)
HR: Trevor Casanova (2)
Multi-hit games: Alex Robles (2-for-3)
Game 2: Suspended after two innings due to rain.
GCL TWINS TAKES
GCL Twins - OFF
STARS OF THE DAY
Twins Daily Minor League Pitcher of the Day: Lewis Thorpe, Chattanooga
Twins Daily Minor League Hitter of the Day: Zander Wiel, Chattanooga
TOP PROSPECT SUMMARY
Here’s a look at how the Twins Daily Top 20 Twins Prospects performed
1. Royce Lewis (FM): Did not play.
2. Alex Kirilloff (FM): Did not play,
3. Brusdar Graterol (FM): Did not pitch.
4. Nick Gordon (ROC): 0-for-4, 2 K
5. Stephen Gonsalves (ROC): Did not pitch.
6. Trevor Larnach (ET): 1-fr-3, 2B, RBI
7. Brent Rooker (CHAT): 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, R, 2 K
8. Akil Baddoo (CR): 0-for-3, RBI
9. Wander Javier: Out of for the season
10. Zack Littell (ROC): Did not pitch.
11. Blayne Enlow (CR): Did not pitch.
12. LaMonte Wade (ROC): 0-for-1 (Exited in the third inning)
13. Travis Blankenhorn (FM): Did not play.
14. Lewis Thorpe (CHAT): 5.2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 7 K
15. Ben Rortvedt (FM): Did not play.
16. Yunior Severino (ET): Did not play.
17. Lewin Diaz (FM): Out with an injury.
18. Ryan Jeffers (CR): 2-for-4, RBI
19. Jacob Pearson (CR): Did not play.
20. Luis Arraez (CHAT): 3-for-5, 2 R
FRIDAY’S PROBABLE STARTERS
Rochester at Pawtuckett, 6:05 pm CT: TBD
Chattanooga vs. Mississippi, 6:05 pm CT: Dietrich Enns
Fort Myers vs. Florida, 6:00 pm CT: Jovani Moran
Cedar Rapids at Peoria, 7:00 pm CT: Blayne Enlow
Elizabethton at Pulaski, 6:00 pm CT: TBD
GCL Twins vs. GCL Red Sox, 11:00 am CT: TBD
Please feel free to ask any questions and discuss the games.
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