Saints 6, Mud Hens 4
Andrew Albers: 6 IP, 7 H, 4 R/ER, 0 BB, 3 K
HR: Tomás Telis (12)
Multi-hit games: Telis (3-for-4, HR, 2 RBI, BB), Jimmy Kerrigan (2-for-4, 2 R, BB), Gilberto Celestino (2-for-5, 2B), Sherman Johnson (2-for-3, 2 2B, 2 BB, R)
The Saints went out with a bang, winning on the back of four multi-hit games from its lineup. Andrew Albers started and went six innings, allowing seven hits and four runs with three strikeouts. Albers finished the season with a 3.88 ERA.
St.Paul jumped out to a 4-0 lead before Mud Hens Kody Clemens and top Tigers' prospect Spencer Torkelson homered to tie the game in the fifth. Two innings later, Tomás Telis belted a solo homer to take the lead back. Drew Stankiewicz scored on a wild pitch in the eighth to open it up.
Ian Gibaut struck out one in relief while Yennier Cano dazzled in the finale. Cano threw two scoreless, hitless innings with three strikeouts.
The Saints wrapped up a very successful first season as an affiliate with the Twins. The final record: 67-63.
TWINS DAILY SAINTS PLAYERS OF THE GAME
Hitter of the Game: Tomás Telis (3-for-4, GW HR)
Pitcher of the Game: Yennier Cano (2 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, BB, 3 K)
It was a wild year across the Twins organization. Yet through the ups, downs, and everything in between there were a few individuals that stood out. Congrats to all of our award winners!
Full Season Awards
Twins Daily 2021 Minor League Hitter of the Year: Jose Miranda
Twins Daily 2021 Starting Pitching of the Year: Louie Varland
Twins Daily 2021 Relief Pitcher of the Year: Jovani Moran
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