Cedar Rapids Kernels

Meet The Kernels - Tyler Wells

l Name: Tyler Wells

l Number: 40

l Position: Pitcher

l Throws: Right

l Height/Weight: 6-foot-8, 265 pounds

l Age: 22

l Hometown: Yucaipa, Calif.

l Noteworthy: Pitched well in his rookie season for Rookie-level Elizabethton in 2016. Went 5-2 with a 3.23 earned run average in 10 starts. Was going to pitch in playoffs for Kernels had they advanced to Midwest League Championship Series. A 15th-round draft pick of the Minnesota Twins last June out of Cal State-San Bernardino. Led California Collegiate Athletic Association in strikeouts last season. Enjoys bowling and has a high game of 276 to his credit.


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