Twins Uprising: Nick Gordon on a Seven-Game Hitting Streak


Twins Uprising is a weekly article that takes a look at how the top four Minnesota Twins prospects are performing in the minors.

This week’s Twins Uprising will have a new look. Twins top prospect, Byron Buxton is on the disabled list and Miguel Sano, the Twins number two overall prospect is currently in the big leagues. Sliding up and taking Sano’s spot in “Twins Uprising’ will be starting pitcher, Kohl Stewart.

1. Alex Meyer‘s big league debut didn’t go as planned. He made two relief appearances and owned a 16.87 earned run average. He was sent back down to Triple-A to make room for Ervin Santana. In his first relief appearance back at Triple-A last night, Meyer pitched two innings and gave up two runs on four hits.

2. Jose Berrios battled through his second career-start in Triple-A. In his first start since being promoted from Double-A, Berrios pitched 5.2 innings and gave up four runs on eight hits.

3. Nick Gordon currently owns a seven-game hitting streak for Class-A Cedar Rapids. This past week the shortstop hit .285 with three RBIs. The 19 year-old prospect is hitting .275 over the last 10 games and has reached base in all 10 games.

4. Kohl Stewart lost his only start this past week. The former first-round pick pitched six innings and gave up two runs and seven hits. Stewart is 3-5 on the season with a 3.56 earned run average.

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