Patrick Reusse has been covering sports in the Twin Cities since 1968. He has been a Star Tribune sports columnist since 1988. His sportswriting credo is twofold: 1. God will provide an angle; 2. The smaller the ball, the better the writing.

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Twins' minor league DLs full of pitchers

Posted by: Patrick Reusse Updated: April 2, 2013 - 10:35 AM

The Twins full-season farm clubs are scheduled to open play on Thursday. Here are the rosters: 

ROCHESTER RED WINGS, Class AAA International League

Pitchers (12): Andrew Albers, Kyle Gibson, Pedro Hernandez, Shairon Martis, Michael O’Connor, Luis Perdomo, Bruce Pugh, Anthony Slama, Caleb Thielbar, Daniel Turpen, Virgil Vasquez, P.J. Walters.

Catchers (3): Drew Butera, Eric Fryer, Chris Herrmann.

Infielders (6): Doug Bernier, Jeff Clement, Chris Colabello, Brian Dinkelman, Ray Olmedo, Mark Sobolewski.

Outfielders (4): Oswaldo Arcia, Joe Benson, Brandon Boggs, Clete Thomas.

There are 10 pitchers officially attached to Rochester’s disabled list: Bryan Augenstein, Nick Blackburn, Kyle Davis, Samuel Deduno, Deolis Guerra, Rich Harden, Lester Oliveros, Rafael Perez, Daniel Sattler and Esmerling Vasquez.

Third baseman Delbinson Romero has been stranded in the Dominican Republic with a visa problem and is on inactive list. 

NEW BRITAIN ROCK CATS, Class AA Eastern League

Pitchers (12): Logan Darnell, Trevor May, Pat Dean, Alex Meyer, Blake Martin, Nelvin  Fuentes, Jose Gonzalez, Edgar Ibarra, A.J. Achter, Bobby Lanigan, Marty Popham, Mike Tonkin.

Catchers (3): Josmil Pinto, Dan Rohlfing, Danny Lehmann.

Infielders (7): Reynaldo Rodriguez, James Beresford, Jason Christian, Eric Farris, Harold Garcia, Danny Santana, Nate Hanson.

Outfielders (3): Evan Bigley, Danny Ortiz, Antoan Richardson.

Pitchers Matt Hauser, B.J. Hermsen, Aaron Thompson, Dakota Watts and Alex Wimmers are on the disabled list. 

FORT MYERS MIRACLE, Class A Florida State League

Pitchers (12): Tom Stuifbergen, Matt Summers, Jason Wheeler, Madison Boer, D.J. Baxendale, Ryan O’Rourke, Chad Rogers, Corey Williams, Cole Johnson, Zach Jones, Miguel Munoz, Adrian Salcedo.

Catchers (2): Kyle Knudson, Matt Koch.

Infielders  (7): Mike Gonzales, Kennys Vargas, Andy Leer, A.J. Pettersen, Eddie Rosario, Stephen Wickens, Miguel Sano. 

Outfielders (4): Jhon Goncalves, Mike Kvasnicka, Angel Morales, Lance Ray.

Pitcher Jhon Garcia and infielder Levi Michael are on disabled list. 

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS, Class A Midwest League

Pitchers (12): Taylor Rogers, Tyler Duffey, Mason Melotakis, Hudson Boyd, David Hurlbut, Brett Lee, Steven Gruver, Matt Tomshaw, Tim Atherton, Tyler Jones, Chris Mazza, Manuel Soliman.

Catchers (3): Jhonatan Arias, Tyler Grimes, Jairo Rodriguez.

Infieders (6): D.J. Hicks, Drew Leachman, Niko Goodrum, Candido Pimentel, Jorge Polanco, Travis Harrison.

Outfielders (4): Byron Buxton, Romy Jimenez, Adam Walker, J.D. Williams.

Pitchers Dallas Gallant and Tim Shibuya, catcher Michael Quesada, infielder Adam Bryant and outfielder Nate Roberts are on the disabled list.



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