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Prospects in the Twins’ 2020 player pool

Lewis, Kirilloff could realize MLB dream in shortened season
July 13, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Lewis goes yard again in Miracle's win

Top Twins prospect provides support for righty Colina's gem
July 10, 2019

Royce Lewis rejoined the Florida State League on Monday after a three-day excursion to Cleveland for the All-Star Futures Game. After just three games back with the Miracle, he's making it clear why he earned that trip.The Twins' top prospect went 2-for-5, scored three runs and homered in his second

Giants' Corry leads Pitchers of the Week

No. 25 prospect tosses 11 scoreless innings for Class A Augusta
July 8, 2019

Seth Corry has shown the stuff to grab attention in his first trip to full-season ball, and through the season's first three months, he's also seen positive results despite struggling with control at times. After showing marked improvement in that category his last two outings, Corry put it all together

Colina nearly unhittable for Miracle

Twins right-hander yields one hit over eight scoreless frames
July 3, 2019

Edwar Colina believes that his slider is the key to his success.The cut he can generate with the pitch, and his ability to throw it for strikes lets him work off his fastball and be deceptive enough to put batters away. So in his bullpen sessions heading into his start

Zach Neff and Carlos Suniaga join Kernels from Elizabethton

August 25, 2018

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that LHP Zach Neff and RHP Carlos Suniaga will join the Kernels from Elizabethton; RHP Edwar Colina has been promoted to Fort Myers; and RHP Jordan Balazovic has been placed on the 7-day DL, retroactive to August 24,

Colina Tallies 10 Strikeouts in 3-2 Triumph

Cedar Rapids ties three-game series at Wisconsin
August 19, 2018

GRAND CHUTE, WIS. - Edwar Colina and the Cedar Rapids Kernels outdueled Aaron Ashby and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in a 3-2 wire-to-wire win Sunday at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Colina notched a career-high-tying 10 strikeouts while helping Cedar Rapids (34-22, 66-59) pull even within this three-game

Colina's Strong Start All for Naught

Kernels shut out Monday by River Bandits
August 13, 2018

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Edwar Colina tallied a career-high 10 strikeouts in a quality start Monday for the Cedar Rapids Kernels, but Chad Donato and the Quad Cities River Bandits earned a 3-0 win at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Monday's contest was Cedar Rapids' second consecutive shutout

Colina, Kernels Collect 3-2 Win

Western Division led by Cedar Rapids following victory
August 6, 2018

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Edwar Colina limited the Beloit Snappers to two unearned runs over a career-high eight innings of work and carried the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 3-2 triumph Monday at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. With the win, Cedar Rapids (28-16, 60-53) now holds a

Kernels Blast Bandits for 8-1 Victory

Jose Miranda, Ryan Jeffers go back to back in series finale
July 31, 2018

DAVENPORT, IOWA - A six-run, tie-breaking fourth inning and back-to-back home runs from Jose Miranda and Ryan Jeffers drove the Cedar Rapids Kernels toward an 8-1 win Tuesday against the Quad Cities River Bandits at Modern Woodmen Park. Cedar Rapids (27-11, 59-48) won back-to-back games at Quad Cities (19-18, 59-48)

Colina Collars Clinton Within 7-2 Victory

Akil Baddoo, Michael Davis collect home runs for Kernels
July 25, 2018

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels notched a 7-2 wire-to-wire win Wednesday over the Clinton LumberKings following a strong start from Edwar Colina and a balanced offensive effort at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Cedar Rapids (23-9, 55-46) also grabbed a 1-0 series lead against Clinton

Colina, Finkel Combine for 6-0 Shutout

Kernels secure season-high-tying six-game win streak
June 26, 2018

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Edwar Colina and Jared Finkel pitched the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 6-0 shutout Tuesday against the Beloit Snappers in front of 2,851 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Kernels (6-0, 38-37) have won six games in a row to start each

Kernels' Colina, Moran combine on no-no

Twins prospects navigate through trouble in 10-0 rout of Cubs
May 1, 2018

It was not pretty, but it didn't have to be.Edwar Colina and Jovani Moran overcame six walks and two errors, combining for the Class A Kernels' first no-hitter in five years as Cedar Rapids clobbered South Bend, 10-0, on Tuesday at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Colina, Moran Combine for No-Hitter

Kernels crush Cubs, 10-0, to open three-game series
May 1, 2018

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Edwar Colina and Jovani Moran pitched a no-hitter for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in a 10-0 triumph Tuesday against the South Bend Cubs at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. It was the eighth no-hitter in the ballpark's 17-year history, the fourth tossed by the

Colina, Kernels Pick Up 3-1 Win Over Bees

Four-game series even with one victory apiece
April 24, 2018

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Edwar Colina earned his first Midwest League victory with five shutout innings Tuesday in the Cedar Rapids Kernels' 3-1 win against the Burlington Bees at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Kevin Marnon finished the contest with two scoreless frames for the save to pull

E-Twins advance to Appy League Finals

Robinson backs Colina with two knocks to put away Astros
September 7, 2017

A rainout paused the momentum in the Appalachian League semifinals, but it didn't stop J.J. Robinson and the Twins from taking the decisive game in the best-of-3 series on Wednesday. "We were eager to get it in yesterday," Robinson said. "The weather wasn't allowing it, but we're pretty happy to get