Max Kepler goes to the IL, Brent Rooker to make his Major League debut

Brent Rooker
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The Twins announced that outfielder Max Kepler is headed to the Injured List and one of the most anticipated prospects will make his Major League Debut. 

#MNTwins Roster Moves: Twins place Kepler on 10-day IL, selects contract of Brent Rooker, adds Astudillo as 29th man; Minaya clears waivers and is assigned to Alternate Training Site.

— Minnesota Twins (@Twins) September 4, 2020

Brent Rooker makes his MLB debut today in Game 1 vs the Tigers! #MNTwins

— Minnesota Twins (@Twins) September 4, 2020

Brent Rooker will make his debut for the Twins in game one of today's doubleheader against the Tigers. Rooker, who according to Twins Daily, is the 9th ranked prospect in the Twins organization. Rooker, 25, hit .281 with 14 home runs and 47RBI in Rochester (AAA) last year.  

Because of the doubleheader, the Twins also recalled Willians Astudillo as the 29th man on today's roster. 

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