Adam Brett Walker named MWL Player of the Week

Second time so honored this season

By Andrew Pantini / Cedar Rapids Kernels | May 13, 2013 10:02 AM ET

Cedar Rapids, IA - For the second time this season, Cedar Rapids Kernels outfielder Adam Brett Walker has been named the Midwest League Player of the Week, this time for the period May 6-12.

During that period, Walker hit .444 (12-27) with four doubles, two triples, three home runs, 13 RBI and a 1.074 on-base plus slugging percentage (OPS). He was selected by the Twins in the third round of the 2012 First Year Player draft out of Jacksonville University and spent last season with the Elizabethton Twins. Walker was named the MWL Player of the Week for the period April 22-28.

Pitcher Taylor Guerrieri of Bowling Green was named the MWL Pitcher of the Week for the same period.

The Kernels wrap up a 12-game road trip tonight in Beloit and return to Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Tuesday, May 14th to open an eight game, seven day home stand with games against Burlington and Kane County.

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The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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