Tyler Wells activated from the DL and transferred to the GCL Twins

Kernels roster remains at 25 active players

By Andrew Pantini / Cedar Rapids Kernels | August 10, 2017 10:28 AM ET

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that RHP Tyler Wells has been activated from the 7-day DL and transferred to the GCL Twins. Brad Steil, Director of Minor League Operations for the Twins, announced the move.

Wells was placed on the DL back on June 29th with a right elbow strain. He had made 11 starts for the Kernels this season, posting a 4-2 record and 2.21 ERA. In 61 IP, he allowed 45 hits and 17 runs (15 earned) with 16 walks and 82 strikeouts. The Twins selected Wells in the 15th round of the 2016 First Year Player Draft out of Cal State San Bernardino.

With today's transaction, the Kernels roster remains at the Midwest League maximum of 25 active players, with five players currently on the DL and one player currently on the military leave list.

The Kernels begin a four-game home stand tonight at 6:35 PM against the Quad Cities River Bandits, the Midwest League affiliate of the Houston Astros. The upcoming home stand continues through Sunday, August 13th.

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