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Kernels' Zander Wiel named Midwest Player of the Week

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

Cedar Rapids Kernels infielder Zander Wiel was named the Midwest Player of the Week and Minnesota Twins Minor League Player of the Week for his hot hitting last week.

Wiel went 11-24 in six games, hitting five home runs, four doubles and knocking in 12. He also scored seven times.

He currently leads the Kernels with ten home runs and 52 RBI's for the season.

Wiel is the third Kernel this season to receive Midwest League weekly honors, joining Fernando Romero and A.J. Murray who were named MWL Pitcher and Player of the Week on May 16 and May 22 respectively.

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