The Midwest League announced their All-Stars on Wednesday morning. Three Kernels made the team. Chris Williams was named the starting DH. 1B Gabe Snyder and RHP Josh Winder were named as reserves.
1st round pick: Keoni Cavaco
Compensation A pick: Matt Wallner
2nd round pick: Matt Canterino
RED WINGS REPORT
Rochester 6, Syracuse 2
The Red Wings played a morning game on Wednesday. Lewis Thorpe got the start. He had eight strikeouts, but he went just 4 1/3 innings. He gave up just one run on five hits and a walk. Ryan Eades came on and struck out three over the next 2 1/3 innings. He didn’t allow a run. He gave up two hits and a walk. Trevor Hildenberger gave up a solo homer in his inning. Preston Guilmet got the final four outs to record his sixth save of the year.
The Red Wings got on the board in the fourth inning when Jake Cave knocked his third home run since joining the Red Wings, a two-run homer. A sixth-inning double by Brent Rooker scored two more runs. They added some ninth-inning insurance with an RBI double by Luis Arraez and a single from Jake Cave.
Arraez went 3-for-5 and the double was his first with the Red Wings. Cave went 2-for-4 and drove in the three runs. Brent Rooker was 2-for-4 and was hit by a pitch. His double was his seventh of the season. Zander Wiel went 1-for-2, walked twice and was hit once..
BLUE WAHOO BITES
Because of some wet field conditions, the game was postponed. There will be a doubleheader on Thursday.
Jordan Gore and Jaylin Davis took advantage of the conditions.
Ft. Myers 4, Florida 6
Tyler Watson started and gave up three earned runs on five hits and two walks over the first five innings. He struck out three. However, he started the game with five scoreless innings. The sixth inning got to Watson and the Miracle. Hector Lujan came on in relief and allowed an inherited runner to score. In his two innings he gave up three runs on six hits. Alex Phillips threw two scoreless innings to close out the game, though he did allow an inherited runner to score.
Trevor Larnach hasn’t slowed down much in June. On this day he went 3-for-3 with two walks and two more doubles. He now has 19 doubles on the season. He also stole his third base. Aaron Whitefield stole his 17th base of the season. Jose Miranda hit his second homer of the season for the Miracle.
Cedar Rapids 1, Clinton 2
Gilberto Celestino hit his sixth double and his fourth home run of the season, but the solo home run was not enough as the Kernels fell 2-1. The Kernels had just two other hits, both singles.
Austin Schulfer started for the Kernels. He gave up two runs on six hits over five innings. He struck out six without issuing a walk. Brian Rapp and Moises Gomez combined for three scoreless innings.
TWINS DAILY PLAYERS OF THE DAY
Twins Daily Minor League Pitcher of the Day - Tyler Watson, Ft. Myers Miracle
Twins Daily Minor League Hitter of the Day – Trevor Larnach, Ft. Myers Miracle
Here’s a look at how the Twins Daily Top 20 Twins Prospects performed:
#1 - Royce Lewis (Ft. Myers) - 0-5, R
#2 - Alex Kirilloff (Pensacola) - Injured List
#3 - Brusdar Graterol (Pensacola) - Injured List (shoulder)
#4 - Trevor Larnach (Ft. Myers) - 3-3, 2 BB, 2-2B(19), R, 2 RBI
#5 - Wander Javier (CR) - 0-4, 2 K
#6 - Brent Rooker (Rochester) - 2-4, 2B(7), 2 RBI, 2 K
#7 - Jhoan Duran (Ft. Myers) - Did Not Pitch.
#8 - Lewis Thorpe (Rochester) - 4.1 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K (80 pitches, 53 strikes)
#9 - Blayne Enlow (Ft. Myers) - Did Not Pitch.
#10 - Akil Baddoo (Ft. Myers) - Injured List (Tommy John surgery)
#11 - Nick Gordon (Rochester) - 1-5, K
#12 - Stephen Gonsalves (Rochester) - Injured List (elbow)
#13 - Ryan Jeffers (Ft. Myers) - Did Not Play.
#14 - Ben Rortvedt (Pensacola) - Rained Out.
#15 - Yunior Severino (Cedar Rapids) - Injured List (thumb)
#16 - Gilberto Celestino (Cedar Rapids) - 2-4, 2B(6), HR(4), R, RBI, K
#17 - Zack Littell (Rochester) - Did Not Pitch.
#18 - LaMonte Wade (Rochester) - 1-5
#19 - Jorge Alcala (Pensacola) - Did Not Pitch
#20 - Jose Miranda (Ft. Myers) - 1-5, HR(2), R, 2 RBI
THURSDAY’S PROBABLE STARTERS
Rochester @ Syracuse (5:35 CST) - RHP Sean Poppen (2-0, 2.45 ERA)
Jacksonville @ Pensacola (DH at 4:05 CST) - RHP Andro Cutura (0-2, 5.64 ERA), LHP Bryan Sammons (0-0, 3.00 ERA)
Florida @ Ft. Myers (6:00 CST) - RHP Jordan Balazovic (3-0, 2.13 ERA)
Cedar Rapids @ Clinton (6:30 CST) - LHP Kody Funderburk (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
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