Miracle Add New Group to Roster for Second Half
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (June 23, 2017) - The Fort Myers Miracle, Advanced-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, have announced the following roster moves:RHP Dereck Rodríguez, IF Alex Perez, and C Brian Navarreto have been promoted to Double-A Chattanooga.SS Jermaine Palacios , OF Jaylin Davis , C Mitchell Kranson , IF Brandon Lopez and
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (June 23, 2017) - The Fort Myers Miracle, Advanced-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, have announced the following roster moves:
The Twins have released 1B
The 20-year-old Palacios was named a Midwest League mid-season All-Star after stroking 11 home runs with a .320 average. The Venezuelan also clocked 13 doubles and six triples plus nine steals. His 52 runs scored have led the MWL to this point. Palacios will wear #7.
Davis currently sits in a tie for second among the MWL's leaders in home runs with 12. The 24th round pick in 2015 out of Appalachian State has been a run-producer with 41 RBI and 36 runs scored to go along with nine stolen bases. Davis will wear #15.
Kranson was also an All-Star for Cedar Rapids. Last year's ninth round pick for the Twins helped the Kernels capture a 1st half playoff berth batting .268 with three home runs and 15 doubles. Kranson will wear #9.
Last year's 10th round pick Lopez has been a consistent hitter through his first two professional seasons. The 6'1" product of the University of Miami is a career .294 hitter and is one of four members of Cedar Rapids to get the mid-season call to Fort Myers. Lopez will wear #2.
Steele began the year with the Miracle and will rejoin the squad for the second half.
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