Elizabethton Twins Article

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Elizabethton Twins
Founded in 1974
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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Team logoCap insignia
Class-level
CurrentRookie (1974–present)
Minor league affiliations
League Appalachian League (1974–present)
DivisionWestern Division
Major league affiliations
Current Minnesota Twins (1974–present)
Minor league titles
League titles (12)
  • 1978
  • 1984
  • 1989
  • 1990
  • 2000
  • 2003
  • 2005
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2012
  • 2017
  • 2018
Division titles (15)
  • 1978
  • 1984
  • 1989
  • 1992
  • 1993
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2003
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2017
  • 2018
Team data
NicknameElizabethton Twins (1974–present)
ColorsNavy, scarlet, white, gray
                   
Ballpark Joe O'Brien Field (1974–present)
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
City of Elizabethton / Boyd Sports
Manager Ray Smith
General ManagerMike Mains

The Elizabethton Twins are a minor league baseball team of the Appalachian League and a rookie-level farm club of the Minnesota Twins. They are located in Elizabethton, Tennessee, and are named for their major league affiliate. The team plays its home games at Joe O'Brien Field which opened in 1974 and seats 2,000 fans. The Twins have won the Appalachian League Championship on 12 occasions (1978, 1984, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2017, and 2018).

Playoffs

Notable players

Roster

Elizabethton Twins roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 26 Jacob Blank
  • 44 Christian Broussard
  • 35 Andrew Cabezas
  • 20 Kody Funderburk
  • 27 Juan Gamez
  • 45 Pedro Garcia
  • 47 Moises Gomez
  • 21 Blair Lakso
  • 25 Derek Molina
  • 37 Tyler Palm
  • 31 Seth Pinkerton
  • 46 Johan Quezada
  • 13 Rickey Ramirez
  • 11 Brian Rapp
  • 16 Austin Schulfer
  • 36 Carlos Suniaga
  • 38 Josh Winder

Catchers

  • 33 Trevor Casanova
  •  5 Andrew Cosgrove
  • 18 Ryan Jeffers

Infielders

  •  7 Ricky De La Torre
  • 12 Hunter Lee
  • 17 Ariel Montesino
  • 24 Alex Robles
  • 22 Yunior Severino
  • 40 Chris Williams

Outfielders

  • 23 Colton Burns
  •  8 DaShawn Keirsey
  • 39 Lean Marrero
  • 41 Albee Weiss

Designated hitters

  • 26 Colton Waltner

Manager

Coaches

  • -- Takashi Miyoshi (coach)
  • 19 Luis Ramirez (pitching)
  •  1 Jeff Reed (hitting)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Minnesota Twins 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated June 28, 2018
Transactions
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