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Gernzy
04-23-2012, 01:45 PM
Name: Adam Jesse Pettersen (AJ)
Born: 11/19/88 (23)
Birthplace: Minnetonka, MN
College: University of Minnesota

AJ was selected in the 25th round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft. He spent 2011 with the Elizabethton Twins and in 2012 he is now with the Single-A Beloit Snappers. His primary position is SS but he is able to play multiple postions. He is currently batting .214 with 4 RBIs.

Most of you should already know AJ because he is a member of Twins Daily! Be sure to checkout his Blog (http://twinsdaily.com/blog.php?35) to see how life is in the minors. His walk-out song is Paradise by Coldplay. Great Song! He maybe should have gone with Bieber like some of his teammates, but ohh well :p

Also drop him a line on twitter! @apettersen1

I will continue to update this thread with his progress. I wish him the best of luck this season.

Gernzy
04-24-2012, 03:12 PM
Beloit beat West Michigan 8-0 today and AJ was a big part of it. He went 2-3 with 1 RBI, 1 BB and 1 run scored. He played 2B today and was batting 9th. AJ also got his first SB of the season.



Current Season Stats:


AVG

G

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

TB

BB

SO

SB

CS

OBP

SLG

OPS

E



.229

11

35

8

8

1

1


5

11

7

8

1


.357

.314

.671

1

Gernzy
05-01-2012, 10:33 AM
AJ only played a few games over the last week. He combined went 5-14 with 2 doubles and 2 RBIs. His batting average is up to .265

AJ's biggest play came off the field when he joined a few of his teammates at Oak Hill Christian School last Wednesday. They read to some of the students. It's great to see the team give back to the community. Especially AJ!

Here is a picture of AJ reading:

https://p.twimg.com/ArVynX1CEAAfCJg.jpg (http://twitter.com/ChrissyScaffidi/status/195188179593203713/photo/1/large)

Gernzy
05-10-2012, 10:12 AM
AJ hit the go ahead sac fly in yesterdays 2-1 win over Peoria. It was his 10th RBI of the season. He is continuing to hit the ball well so his average is up to .256

Season Stats:



AVG

G

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

TB

BB

SO

SB

CS

OBP

SLG

OPS

E



.265

21

68

13

18

4

1


10

24

10

17

1

1

.354

.353

.707

2

Seth Stohs
05-12-2012, 12:10 PM
A nice story on AJ on the FSN-Wisconsin page by Jesse Temple. http://www.foxsportsnorth.com/05/12/12/Pettersen-brings-grit-to-Single-A-Twins-/landing_twins.html?blockID=727344&feedID=5930

Gernzy
05-17-2012, 08:37 AM
AJ hit his first home run of the season last night! It was in Beloit's 4-2 win over Quad Cities. He is continuing to hit the ball well as he has brought his avg up to .271

Seth Stohs
05-18-2012, 11:12 PM
Pettersen ws the subject of the most recent Snappers Get-to-Know-'Em segment: http://beloit.snappers.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20120518&content_id=31622802&vkey=news_t554&fext=.jsp&sid=t554

Gernzy
05-23-2012, 08:05 AM
AJ was on Seth's Weekly Podcast last night! If you missed it be sure to go check it out.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/jack-steal/2012/05/23/sethspeaks-weekly-minnesota-twins-podcast

Gernzy
05-31-2012, 08:38 AM
The Snappers are 31-22 and are 3 GB from the Timber Rattlers. AJ has been a big part of the teams success as they fight for the division lead or at least a Wild Card spot. They currently have a 3 game lead over the Cougars for the Wild Card.

Season Stats:


AVG

G

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

TB

BB

SO

SB

CS

OBP

SLG

OPS

E



.267

35

120

23

32

5

2

1

14

44

11

26

2

1

.331

.367

.698

4

Twins Fan From Afar
05-31-2012, 08:43 AM
Also, don't forget his pitching line: 1 inning, 1 walk, no runs!

Seth Stohs
10-22-2012, 10:33 AM
Congratulations to Twins Daily contributor AJ Pettersen who got married on Saturday!

Also former Twins farmhand and Twins Daily contributor Tony Davis was also married on Saturday.