John Curtiss, Ex-2017-Lookouts Pitcher, Called Up To Major League Twins

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
John Curtiss got call that every young boy growing up playing baseball dreams of.
John Curtiss got call that every young boy growing up playing baseball dreams of.
- photo by Tim Evearitt

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher John Curtiss from Triple-A Rochester. 

Curtiss, 24, has split the season between the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts and Triple-A Rochester Red Wings combining to go 2-0 with 19 saves, a 1.

28 ERA (49.1 IP, 7 ER), 22 walks and 68 strikeouts.

Curtiss was promoted to Rochester June 23 and made 18 appearances for the Red Wings, posting a 1.85 ERA (24.1 IP, 5 ER) with 10 walks and 33 strikeouts while converting six of seven save opportunities.

Curtiss will join the Twins in Chicago for Wednesday night’s game against the White Sox and will wear number 27.

Pitcher John Curtiss will join the Twins tonight (Wednesday) In Chicago.
Pitcher John Curtiss will join the Twins tonight (Wednesday) In Chicago.
- Photo2 by Tim Evearitt


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