Pitchers Cade Povich and Sawyer Gipson-Long and infielder Christian Encarnacion-Strand played for the 2022 Cedar Rapids Kernels, with Povich still on the active roster. All three were a part of trades that sent them Tuesday to other MLB organizations.
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Cedar Rapids Kernels starting pitcher David Festa has seen the velocity on his fastball jump from a maximum of 93 miles per hour in college to as high as 99 this season. As such, he’s beginning to make a name for himself in the Minnesota Twins organization.
Will Holland has been a shortstop virtually his entire baseball life. But the parent Minnesota Twins asked him to play some center field last season, and that’s where he has spent the majority of his time this season for the Cedar Rapids Kernels.