Minnesota Twins Minor League Leaders and Standouts as of August 17, 2017

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 17: Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey of the Minnesota Twins holds up a jersey with number one overall draft pick Royce Lewis and agent Scott Boras at a press conference on June 17, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 17: Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey of the Minnesota Twins holds up a jersey with number one overall draft pick Royce Lewis and agent Scott Boras at a press conference on June 17, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) /

Fort Myers Miracle

Record: 68-53 overall, 35-18 second half, first in South division
Fort Myers has the best overall record in their division on the year, but they lost the first half to Palm Beach. Currently, the Miracle have a 4.5 game lead in their division. The team has been enjoying having the Twins’ second pick of the 2017 draft, Brent Rooker provide an exciting bat in the middle of the lineup that has really churned a lot of players over the year.

Leaders:
AVG: Chris Paul .352
OBP: Chris Paul .401
SLG: Chris Paul .495
2B: Zander Wiel 26
3B: Zander Wiel 6
HR: Zander Wiel 9
SB: Tanner English 27

W: Sam Clay 8
SV: Sam Clay 9
G: Sam Clay 36
GS: Cody Stashak 16
IP: Brady Anderson 101
K: Cody Stashak, Lewis Thorpe 72
ERA: Sam Clay 1.24
WHIP: Dereck Rodriguez 1.03

Cedar Rapids Kernels

Record: 63-59, 24-28 second half, clinched playoff spot with first half wild card spot
The Kernels have been sparked by the recent promotion of top draft pick Royce Lewis, but the team has enjoyed the tremendous talent of Lewin Diaz all season along with Jermaine Palacios and Jaylin Davis in the first half. The pitching has seen Tyler Wells throw very well for the Kernels this year, but he’s struggled in his return since going out in late June with an injury and was recently sent to GCL for extended rehab.

Leaders:
AVG: Jermaine Palacios .320
OBP: Jermaine Palacios .362
SLG: Jermaine Palacios .544
2B: Lewin Diaz 29
3B: Travis Blankenhorn 10
HR: Jaylin Davis 12
SB: Aaron Whitefield 29

W: Clark Beeker 11
SV: Hector Lujan 13
G: Colton Davis 38
GS: Clark Beeker 20
IP: Clark Beeker 128 2/3
K: Eduardo Del Rosario 91
ERA: Clark Beeker 2.03
WHIP: Clark Beeker 0.92

Next: Rookie Ball Leaders

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