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Mighty Mussels’ Full 2022 Coaching Staff Announced

January 19, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 19, 2021) – The Minnesota Twins announced their minor league coaching assignments Wednesday, including the full staff that will lead the 2022 Fort Myers Mighty Mussels. Brian Meyer returns to Fort Myers for his second season as manager. Two of the team’s four on-field assistants from

Brian Meyer Returns to Manage Mighty Mussels in 2022

January 19, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 19, 2022) – The Minnesota Twins have announced that Brian Meyer will return to manage the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels for the 2022 season. In his first year at the helm in 2021, Meyer guided Fort Myers to a 60-54 record while overseeing the promotion of

Jeferson Morales named Harmon Killebrew Award Winner

November 1, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 1, 2021) – The Minnesota Twins have announced that former Mighty Mussels catcher and outfielder Jeferson Morales has been named the team’s 2021 Harmon Killebrew Award Winner. Morales was nominated by the Mighty Mussels front office as a player who went above and beyond regarding fan

Mighty Mussels Announce 2022 Schedule

October 5, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 5, 2021) - The Mighty Mussels have announced their scheduled dates for the 2022 season. After returning to the field for a 120-game season in 2021, the Mussels and their Low-A Southeast opponents will take part in a 132-games season in 2022. The Mussels will open

Mussels Accepting Applications for Spring Training 2022

October 26, 2021

Applications for new hires for 2022 Minnesota Twins Spring Training will be accepted starting October 1st, 2021. Applications can be downloaded below and submitted to [email protected]. Applicants are required to attend one of the on-site job fairs in order to be considered for employment. Job Fair Dates:

  • Saturday 12/11/21,

Louie Varland named Twins Minor League Pitcher of the Year

October 7, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 27, 2021) - Former Mighty Mussels pitcher Louie Varland has been named the 2021 Minnesota Twins Minor League Pitcher of the Year. Varland becomes the second consecutive winner of the award to have pitched for Fort Myers. Randy Dobnak began the 2019 season with the Fort

Mighty Mussels wrap up 2021 campaign with strong finish 

September 23, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 23, 2021) – The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels finished the 2021 season on a high note, throwing a no-hitter on the final weekend of the season while winning three out of four games against the top team in the league. Regi Grace Jr., Landon Leach, Brad

Mighty Mussels finish season with 5-4 comeback win over Tarpons

September 19, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 19, 2021) – The night after their first no-hitter in 10 years, the Mighty Mussels finished the season with an exciting 5-4 comeback win over the Tampa Tarpons at Hammond Stadium. The victory wraps up the franchise’s seventh winning season in the past eight years, finish

Mussels pitchers combine to throw franchise’s first no-hitter since 2011

September 18, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 18, 2021) – Regi Grace Jr, Landon Leach, Brad Hanner and Matthew Swain combined to throw a seven-inning combined no-hitter Saturday, as the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels defeated the Tampa Tarpons 3-0 at Hammond Stadium. Saturday’s no-no was the first for the Fort Myers (59-54) franchise

Mussels break strikeout record in 5-1 win over Tampa

September 17, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 15, 2021) – The Mighty Mussels broke the franchise record for strikeouts in a season Wednesday, taking the opener of the series with the Tampa Tarpons 5-2 at Hammond Stadium. Fort Myers (58-53) struck out 10 batters in the win, surpassing the single-season record of 1,188

Mussels take five of six from Cards with 7-6 Sunday win

September 13, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 12, 2021) – All nine Mighty Mussels recorded hits Sunday, as Fort Myers defeated Palm Beach 7-6 to win the series five games to one at Hammond Stadium. The Mighty Mussels (57-53) scored all seven runs in the first two innings, getting just enough pitching to

Mussels complete comeback to stun Palm Beach 6-5

September 13, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 11, 2021) – The Mighty Mussels scored in their final three offensive innings Saturday, erasing a four-run deficit to beat Palm Beach 6-5 at Hammond Stadium. Fort Myers (56-53) trailed 4-0 entering the bottom of the sixth before Alerick Soularie walked and stole second. After an

Povich deals in 2-0 loss to Palm Beach

September 13, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 10, 2021) – Cade Povich struck out five over three outstanding innings in his Hammond Stadium debut Friday, but the Mighty Mussels left 12 men on base in a 2-0 loss to the Palm Beach Cardinals. Povich allowed just one hit over his three frames. The

Long balls lead Mussels to doubleheader sweep of Cards

September 9, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 9, 2021) – The Mighty Mussels clobbered three home runs Thursday, mashing their way to a doubleheader sweep of the Palm Beach Cardinals at Hammond Stadium. All three home runs recorded exit velocities over 100 mph and cleared the fence by healthy margins. Game 1 was

Five-run fifth pushes Mussels past Cardinals 6-2

September 7, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 7, 2021) – The Mighty Mussels rallied for five runs in the fifth inning Tuesday, taking the series opener with the Palm Beach Cardinals 6-2 at Hammond Stadium. With the game tied 1-1 in the fifth, Will Holland walked with two outs. The next batter was

Marauders take series from Mussels with 22-5 win

August 29, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 29, 2021) – The Mighty Mussels’ pitching staff surrendered a season-high 22 runs on 21 hits Sunday, as Fort Myers suffered a 22-5 defeat in the finale of the series with Bradenton at Hammond Stadium. The Marauders (62-38) scored in seven of their nine offensive innings,

Mussels comeback falls short in 8-6 defeat to Marauders

August 28, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 28, 2021) – The Mighty Mussels scored five unanswered runs in the final three innings Saturday, but the Bradenton Marauders hung on to win 8-6 at Hammond Stadium. With Fort Myers (50-47) trailing 7-1 entering the bottom of the seventh, Jesus Feliz clobbered his seventh home

New Mussels power Fort Myers to 10-2 win over Bradenton

August 28, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 27, 2021) – Alerick Soularie and Christian Encarnacion-Strand both connected on their first Mighty Mussels’ home run Friday, leading Fort Myers past Bradenton 10-2 in the nightcap at Hammond Stadium. Encarnacion-Strand finished the doubleheader 3-for-7 with two extra-base hits and 4 RBI, and is now batting

Mussels come back to sink Marauders 4-2

August 27, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 26, 2021) – After falling behind early, the Mighty Mussels fought back to take the lead Thursday, pitching their way to the finish in a 4-2 win over the Bradenton Marauders at Hammond Stadium. After both starting pitchers dominated early, the Marauders broke through in the

Feliz’ homer highlights late-night doubleheader split with Marauders

August 26, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 25, 2021) – Jesus Feliz’ long home run highlighted a 12-hit output for the Mighty Mussels Wednesday, as they took the second game of the doubleheader 12-1 at Hammond Stadium. The Mussels (48-45) rallied for eight runs on seven hits in top of the seventh, matching

Tuesday’s Mussels-Marauders game postponed

August 24, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 24, 2021) - Tuesday’s game between the Mighty Mussels and Bradenton Marauders has been postponed due to rain and unplayable field conditions at Hammond Stadium. Since the teams are already scheduled to play a doubleheader on Wednesday at 4:30 pm, Tuesday’s game will be made up

Winkel, Garry Jr. lead offensive onslaught in 10-5 victory over Jays

August 22, 2021

DUNEDIN, Fla. (August 22, 2021) – Patrick Winkel and Willie Joe Garry Jr. drove in eight runs Sunday, leading a breakout performance from the Fort Myers offense in a 10-5 win over the Dunedin Blue Jays at TD Ballpark. Winkel and Garry Jr. both drove in four runs and scored

Defense betrays Mussels in 4-3 loss to Dunedin

August 21, 2021

DUNEDIN, Fla. (August 21, 2021) – The Mighty Mussels committed a season-high five errors Saturday, surrendering a pair of leads for the second straight night to lose 4-3 to the Dunedin Blue Jays at TD Ballpark. The Blue Jays (43-51) walked off on the Mussels (46-44) for the second consecutive

Blue Jays claim see-saw affair 5-4 in 10 innings

August 20, 2021

DUNEDIN, Fla. (August 20, 2021) – The Dunedin Blue Jays scored in each of the final two innings Friday, erasing a one-run deficit to beat the Mighty Mussels 5-4 in 10 innings at TD Ballpark. With Fort Myers leading 4-3 in the bottom of the ninth, Huge Cardona singled to

Feliz, Urbina homer in doubleheader split

August 20, 2021

DUNEDIN, Fla. (August 19, 2021) – Jesus Feliz and Misael Urbina both homered in Game 1 Thursday, as the Mighty Mussels split a doubleheader with the Dunedin Blue Jays at TD Ballpark. The Mussels (46-42) racked up 10 hits in the first game of the doubleheader, but got no-hit by