Minnesota Twins Daily Morning Dip for August 1st, 2017

ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 10: Detail photo of baseballs used prior to a baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the St. Louis Cardinals at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 10, 2016 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 10: Detail photo of baseballs used prior to a baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the St. Louis Cardinals at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 10, 2016 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) /
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Minnesota Twins Daily Dip, August 1st, 2017

Welcome to the August 1st edition of the Daily Dip, your daily piece of news and notes here on Puckett’s Pond. You’ll find the scores and a quick summary of every level of the Minnesota Twins organization and links to any information you need to know to follow the Minnesota Twins here every morning!

We’ll start with the news and notes portions and work our way through each level of the system!

News and Notes

Minnesota Twins had the day off

August 1st Probable Starter: Jose Berrios @ San Diego, 9:10PM CT

Rochester had an off day

August 1st Probable Starter: Dillon Gee vs. Lehigh Valley, 6:05PM CT

Chattanooga Lookouts 6, Montgomery Biscuits 3

Chattanooga took the lead with a 4-run 6th inning and held on through a 9th inning rally for the win. Kohl Stewart made the start, going 6 innings, allowing 5 runs on 7 hits and 4 walks, striking out 6. Nick Gordon walked three times and was hit by pitch. T.J. White had a home run and a single. Andy Wilkins and Levi Michael each had a single, two walks, and a stolen base. Max Murphy and Carlos Paulino each had two singles. LaMonte Wade had a triple and a walk.

August 1st Probable Starter: Dereck Rodriguez @ Montgomery, 7:05PM CT

Clearwater Threshers 6, Fort Myers Miracle 3

The Fort Myers bullpen struggled Monday to hold a 3-1 lead. Sean Poppen had a solid start, going 6 innings, allowing 1 run on 6 hits and no walks, striking out 5. Glen Perkins struggled in his rehab appearance, allowing 2 runs on 2 hits and a walk in an inning, striking out one. Brandon Lopez had a pair of singles. Tanner English had a single, a walk, and a stolen base. Brent Rooker had a home run and a walk. Mitchell Kranson had a home run.

August 1st Probable Starter: Eduardo Del Rosario @ Clearwater, 6:00PM CT

Cedar Rapids Kernels 2, Clinton LumberKings 0

The Kernels and LumberKings had a pitching duel where one swing of the bat for the Kernels made all the difference. Charlie Barnes made his first Cedar Rapids, throwing 4 scoreless innings, allowing 4 hits and a walk, striking out 4. Gorge Munoz had a double and a single. Travis Blankenhorn had a single and a walk. Jimmy Kerrigan had a home run.

August 1st Probable Starter: Tyler Beardsley vs. Clinton, 6:35PM CT

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Elizabethton Twins 9, Kingsport Mets 3

The Twins poured on the offense on Monday in defeating the Mets. Melvi Acosta made the start for Elizabethton, going 5 2/3 innings, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits and no walks, striking out 3. Akil Baddoo had a double, a single, two walks, and a stolen base. Carson Crites had a pair of singles, a walk, and a stolen base. Kolton Kendrick had two singles and a walk. Andrew Bechtold had two doubles. Shane Carrier had a double and a single Jose Miranda and Jordan Gore each had a double.

August 1st Probable Starter: Nick Brown vs. Kingsport, 6:00PM CT

GCL Twins were rained out

August 1st Opponent: vs GCL Rays, 9:00AM CT (game 1); @ GCL Rays (game 2)

DSL Phillies Red 4, DSL Twins 3 (game 1); DSL Twins 4, DSL Phillies Red 3 (game 2)

The Twins split a double header with the Phillies Red squad on Monday. The Phillies Red team took the first game in extra innings after the teams played to a 1-1 tie after 7 innings. The Twins scored 2 in the 8th, but the Phillies Red followed with 3 in the bottom of the inning to walk off with the win. Michael Montero made the start, going 5 innings, allowing an unearned run on 3 hits and no walks, striking out 4. Alberoni Nunez had a double, single, walk, and a stolen base. Samuel Vasquez had a pair of singles, a walk, and stole two bases. Wander Valdez and Estamy Urena each had a single and a walk.

The Twins put up a 3-run 5th inning to take the second game. Steven Cruz started the game, allowing an unearned run over 2 innings on a hit and two walks, striking out 1. Fernando Sanchez got the win with 3 1/3 innings of scoreless relief, allowing just a hit and no walks, striking out 4. Juan Martinez had a pair of singles and a walk. Agustin Marte had a pair of singles and a stolen base. Jesus Feliz and Felix Reyes each had a single and walk. Victor Heredia had a double.

August 1st Opponent: Off Day

Minor League Pitcher/Hitter Of The Day

Pitcher: Sean Poppen, Fort Myers – 6 innings, 6 hits, 1 run, 0 walks, 5 strikeouts
Hitter: Akil Baddoo, Elizabethton – 2-3, 2 runs, double, 2 walks, stolen base

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One Last Thing

With Brandon Kintzler now gone, here are the total saves of the other pitchers on the Minnesota Twins 40-man roster:

Matt Belisle – 5 major league saves, 14 minor league saves
Jose Berrios – 0 major league saves, 4 minor league saves
Buddy Boshers – 0 major league saves, 6 minor league saves
Alan Busenitz – 0 major league saves, 26 minor league saves
J.T. Chargois – 0 major league saves, 37 minor league saves
Bartolo Colon – 0 major or minor league saves
Tyler Duffey – 0 major league saves, 2 minor league saves
Dietrich Enns – 0 major league saves, 2 minor league saves
Dillon Gee – 0 major and minor league saves
Kyle Gibson – 0 major and minor league saves
Trevor Hildenberger – 0 major or minor league saves
Felix Jorge – 0 major league saves, 2 minor league saves
Adalberto Mejia – 0 major or minor league saves
Ryan Pressly – 1 major league save, 10 minor league saves
Taylor Rogers – 0 major or minor league saves
Fernando Romero – 0 major or minor league saves
Randy Rosario – 0 major league saves, 2 minor league saves
Ervin Santana – 0 major or minor league saves
Hector Santiago – 4 major league saves, 4 minor league saves
Nik Turley – 0 major league saves, 2 minor league saves