Cedar Rapids Kernels

Meet The Kernels - Lewin Diaz

l Name: Lewin Diaz

l Number: 48

l Position: First Base

l Bats/Throws: Left/Left

l Height/Weight: 6-foot-3, 254 pounds

l Age: 20

l Hometown: Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

l Noteworthy: Signed by Minnesota Twins as international free agent in 2013, a contract that included a $1.4-million signing bonus. Hit .310 with 15 doubles, nine home runs and 37 RBIs in 46 games last season for Rookie-level Elizabethton. Spent majority of 2015 season with Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Twins, though also did play for E-town. Rookie season of 2014 was spent with Rookie-level Dominican Summer League Twins, where he hit .257 in 43 games.


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