Twins Minor League Player of the Week

Michael Tonkin

Twins Minor League Player of the Week is Beloit pitcher Michael Tonkin. The 22 year-old 6’7″ Tonkin made three relief appearances for the Snappers, tossing 5.2 scoreless innings, with no hits allowed, no walks, 12 strikeouts and two saves. The right-hander is in his fifth season in the Twins organization after being the Twins’ 30th round pick in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft out of Palmdale High School in California.

In his minor league career, Tonkin has pitched in 100 games starting 25 and has a 14-14 record, 9 saves with a 3.28 ERA, a 8.5 SO/9 ratio and a 1.24 WHIP.

 

 

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