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Twins Minor League Report (4/30): Quiet Night

It was a very quiet night in the Twins organization on Wednesday. The Twins and Dodgers were able to get their game in. It was the first time the Twins had played since Saturday. In the minor leagues, the Ft. Myers Miracle played and got another quality start from a guy who has done that all season. There was one scheduled day off and two teams were rained out.

And due to the quiet Wednesday, it is going to a big schedule on Thursday. The Twins and Dodgers will play a day-night doubleheader. The two affiliates that were rained out Wednesday will also play two games on Thursday.

We have reached the end of April, the end of the first month of the season. In the next couple days, I will be posting my choices for Twins minor league starting pitcher, relief pitcher and hitter of the month.

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RED WINGS REPORT


The Rochester Red Wings had a scheduled off day.


ROCK CATS REVIEW
New Britain, Harrisburg

The Rock Cats game in Harrisburg was postponed due to rain.

MIRACLE MATTERS
Ft. Myers 6, Bradenton 2
Box Score

The Miracle got yet another quality start from Brett Lee in this one and got some big hits to capture the win. The southpaw from Florida worked the first seven innings. He gave up two runs on nine hits. He walked one and struck out five. Brian Gilbert came on for the 8th inning. Coming into the outing, he had just four strikeouts in 10.1 innings. In his two innings on Wednesday night, he gave up one hit, walked none and struck out five to record his fourth save.

Max Kepler led the offense. He went 2-2 and walked twice. He hit a triple and drove in two runs. Niko Goodrum was 2-4. Levi Michael was 2-5 with a triple and two RBI.


KERNELS NUGGETS
Cedar Rapids, Kane County

The Kernels game against Kane County was rained out. They’ll play two games on Thursday.


TWINS DAILY PLAYERS OF THE DAY
Twins Daily Minor League Pitcher of the Day – Brett Lee, Ft. Myers Miracle
Twins Daily Minor League Hitter of the Day – Max Kepler, Ft. Myers Miracle

MONDAY’S PROBABLE STARTERS
Louisville @ Rochester (6:05 CST) – Trevor May (Listen)
New Britain @ Harrisburg (2 games, 4:30 CST) – Taylor Rogers, Tyler Duffey (Listen)
Ft. Myers @ Palm Beach (5:35 CST) – JO Berrios (Listen)
Kane County @ Cedar Rapids (5:00 CST) – Josue Montanez, Kohl Stewart (Listen)


Please feel free to ask any questions and discuss the Friday game.


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