Twins minor league player and pitcher of the month

June 8, 2011 – Ft. Myers (Single-A, Florida St. League) infielder Brian Dozier is the Twins Minor League Player of the Month for the month of May. In 27 games for the Miracle, the 24-year-old Dozier batted .337 (33-for-98) with seven doubles, three triples, 11 RBI and 14 walks while scoring 14 times. Dozier had an on-base percentage of .426 while posting an OPS of .895. Dozier was the Twins eighth round pick in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft.

New Britain (Double-A, Eastern League) right-handed pitcher Steven Hirschfeld is the Twins Minor League Pitcher of the Month for May. In five starts with the Rock Cats, he was 2-2 with a 2.93 ERA (30.2 IP, 10 ER). Hirschfel struck out 23 while walking just eight and holding opponents to a .196 batting average. Hirschfeld, 25, was drafted by the Twins in the ninth round of the 2007 First Year Player Draft out of San Diego St. University. Source: Twins Presspass

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