UNVEIL 2012 ROSTER
Minnesota Twins Release Class-A Affiliate Opening Day Roster
Beloit Snappers are excited to announce, in conjunction with their
team, the Minnesota Twins, the Opening Day roster for 2012.
2012 Beloit Snappers arrive in
Beloit Tuesday afternoon, and will report to the annual "Meet the Team"
at Beloit Memorial High School (1225
Street, Beloit) at 6:30 pm.
The roster consists of Twins' top
prospect and power hitter,
infielder, Miguel Sano, who will be joined by Twins' third best
Baseball America, infielder, Eddie Rosario. Rosario was also voted as
the best hitter for average in the Twins' minor league system.
The all-star lineup also includes Twins'
3rd and 4th round picks-RHP
Madison Boer, LHP Corey
Williams, and LHP Matt Summers.
Beloit's pitching class includes
returners: LHP Bart
Carter, LHP Clinton Dempster, LHP Nelvin Fuentes, RHP Ryan O'Rourke,
Michael Tonkin, and RHP AJ Achter. In addition, Beloit welcomes
newcomers: Twins' 7th
Round Pick in 2011, LHP Steven Gruver, LHP Matt Tomshaw, Twins' 8th
round pick in 2011, LHP Jason Wheeler, and RHP Tim Shibuya.
Catchers include: Matt Koch and Jairo
Infielders: Adam Bryant, Tyler Grimes, Minnesota native, AJ Pettersen, Rory Rhodes,
Miguel Sano, and Eddie Rosario
Outfielders: Jhon Goncalves, Danny
Ortiz, Wang-Wei Lin, and JD Williams
The Snappers open their season Thursday,
April 5 at home
(Pohlman Field, 2301 Skyline Drive in Beloit). Gametime is 6:30 pm vs.
Chicago Cubs Class-A Affiliate, the Peoria Chiefs.
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