Meet The Kernels - Alex Schick

l Name: Alex Schick

l Number: 37

l Position: Pitcher

l Throws: Right

l Height/Weight: 6-foot-7, 210 pounds

l Age: 22

l Hometown: San Diego, Calif.

l Noteworthy: On disabled list with elbow inflammation. Sixth-round draft pick of Minnesota Twins last June out of University of California. Missed majority of junior season with knee injury. Had 5-2 record and 5.25 earned run average in 11 games last season for Rookie-level Elizabethton. That included eight starts and a shutout. Attended Cathedral High School in San Diego, where teammates included Twins pitching prospect Stephen Gonsalves and Cleveland Indians first-round pick Brady Aiken.

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