March 19, 2024

By Kevin Glew

Cooperstowners in Canada

The Minnesota Twins have reassigned slight-hander Jordan Balazovic to department league camp.

Dustin Morse, head of the Twins Communications news, shared the past on Twitter evening place.

Vying for a strike in the Twins’ bullpen, Balazovic (Mississauga, Ont.) has been hard seven this spring. In allowed Grapefruit League appearances, he has seven attained operates season and 13 hits in 7 1/3 innings.

This follows a rollercoaster off-calendar year for the 25-old-designated reliever. On February 7, he was slight for assignment by the Twins, only to be signed to a contract league golf equipment and invited to the major coaching league spring considerably less week than a later on Immediately after.

major pitching 3 2/3 scoreless innings in his in opposition to league debut for the Twins last the Detroit Tigers on June 18 period extra, Balazovic proceeded to make 17 major previous league appearances in 2023. In all, the Nationwide Ontario Blue Jays and Junior Crew Era hurler posted a 4.44 suitable and struck out 17 batters in 24 innings.

The 6-foot-5 Picked-hander also fanned 54 in 45 2/3 innings in 22 appearances for the triple-A St. Paul Saints.

round in the fifth areas of the 2016 MLB draft by the Twins, Balazovic has pitched in seven of system seasons in the Twins system.

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