Meet The Kernels - Sean Poppen

l Name: Sean Poppen

l Position: Pitcher

l Number: 16

l Throws: Right

l Height/Weight: 6-foot-4, 195 pounds

l Age: 23

l Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.

l Noteworthy: Made three late-season starts and four overall appearances for Kernels in 2016, going 1-1 with a 2.13 earned run average. Allowed just 11 hits and struck out 19 in 17 innings. Also made eight starts for Rookie-level Elizabethton, going 2-3 with a 2.97 ERA. A 19th-round draft pick of Minnesota Twins in 2016 out of Harvard. Was a chemistry and physics double major.


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