Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Herrmann, Barnes, Rivas & Wolfe

Major league debuts as Minnesota Twins on September 16.

Chris Herrmann (C/OF) – September 16, 2012 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 6th round of the 2009 MLB June Amateur Draft. Debuted at Target Field in a Twins 9-2 loss to the White Sox as a replacement for catcher Ryan Doumit and went 0 for 1.

John Barnes (OF) – September 16, 2000 – Traded by the Boston Red Sox with Joe Thomas (minors) and Matt Kinney to the Minnesota Twins for Orlando Merced and Greg Swindell on July 31, 1998. Barnes debuted in the same game as Luis Rivas did at the Dome in a Anaheim Angels 7-6 win over the Twins. Barnes was the starting center fielder hitting seventh and he was 1 for 3 with a walk and a RBI.

Luis Rivas – Credit: Getty Images

Luis Rivas (2B/SS) – September 16, 2000 – Signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent on October 9, 1995. Rivas debuted in the same game as John Barnes did at the Dome in a Anaheim Angels 7-6 win over the Twins. Rivas started at second base hitting second and he was 1 for 4 with a single to center in his first big league at bat.

Larry Wolfe (3B/2B/SS) – September 16, 1977 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 9th round of the 1973 amateur draft. The Twins beat the Rangers 9-7 at Arlington Stadium in Wolfe’s big league debut starting at third base hitting fifth and going 1 for 5 with two RBI.

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