Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that LHP J.T. Perez has been placed on the 7-day injured list, retroactive to August 21st, with a lower back strain; RHP Alex Schick has been activated from the 7-day injured list; and OF LaMonte Wade has been assigned to Pensacola to continue his rehab assignment. Brian Maloney, Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the moves.
Perez has made 16 relief appearances for the Kernels this season, posting a 2-2 record, 3.67 ERA and one save. In 27 IP, he's allowed 27 hits and 16 runs (11 earned) with 14 walks and 25 strikeouts. He was selected by the Twins in the 29th round of the 2018 First Year Player Draft out of the University of Cincinnati.
Schick was placed on the injured list back on August 13th. He has made 19 relief appearances for the Kernels this year, posting a 5-1 record and 6.90 ERA. In 30 IP, he allowed 24 hits and 23 runs (all earned) with 26 walks and 41 strikeouts. He was selected by the Twins in the 6th round of the 2016 First Year Player Draft out of the University of California.
Wade played in four games for the Kernels, batting .133 (2-15). He was selected by the Twins in the 9th round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of the University of Maryland.
Schick is active and available for tonight's 6:30 PM game at Clinton. With today's transactions, the Kernels roster remains at the MWL maximum of 25 active players, with five players currently on the injured list.
The Kernels continue a 10-game road trip tonight at 6:30 PM against the Clinton LumberKings. They return to Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday, August 24th to host Peoria at 6:35 PM.
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