Twins Minor League Player of the Week

Rochester relief pitcher Luis Perdomo is the Twins Minor League Player of the Week for July 8-14. Perdomo made two relief appearances for the Red Wings, tossing 2.1 scoreless innings, with no hits allowed, no walks, two strikeouts and two saves. The right-hander is in his first season in the Twins organization after signing as a free agent this past November. Perdomo started the season with Double-A New Britain going 4-4, 2.75 (39.1 innings pitched, 12 er) in 26 games. Luis is 2-1, 1.50 (12.0 ip, 2 er) with five saves in eight games for the Red Wings this season.

The 28-year old Perdomo was originally signed as an amateur free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 2003 but since then has been with the Cardinals, Giants, and Padres before signing as a FA with Minnesota. Luis has been in the minor for 7 season posting a 21-30 record with a 3.48 ERA, a 1.26 WHIP and strikes out about 8.6 batters per 9 innings. Perdomo has pitched in the big leagues with the Padres in 2009 appearing in 35 games and in 2010 but that season he pitched in just one game.

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