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70 Ben Rortvedt C

Minnesota Twins

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Player Updates

July 22, 2021 03:36 PM
Twins' Ben Rortvedt: Back with Minnesota
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Twins recalled Rortvedt from Triple-A St. Paul on Thursday, Brandon Warne of Access Twins reports.

He'll return to the big club three days after being demoted to Triple-A due to No. 1 catcher Mitch Garver (personal) landing on the paternity list. Garver is expected to be inactive for only 1-to-3 days, so Rortvedt should be headed back to St. Paul in short order.

July 19, 2021 08:20 PM
Twins' Ben Rortvedt: Sent to St. Paul
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rortvedt was optioned to Triple-A St. Paul on Monday, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.

With Mitch Garver returning from injury, the Twins have no need for three catchers on the active roster, resulting in Rortvedt's demotion. He went 4-for-42 with two extra-base hits, two RBI and three runs scored during his last month and a half with the Twins (16 games).

July 18, 2021 11:24 AM
Twins' Ben Rortvedt: Returns to bench role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rortvedt is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Tigers, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Rortvedt will sit for the second game in a row after he drew a rare start in the front end of Saturday's doubleheader loss to the Tigers, during which he struck out in both of his at-bats. The rookie is batting just .129 across 78 plate appearances this season, and he'll be bound for Triple-A St. Paul as soon as Mitch Garver (groin) is deemed ready to return from the 10-day injured list.

May 30, 2021 07:20 PM
Twins' Ben Rortvedt: Hits first homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rortvedt went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Sunday's 6-3 loss to Kansas City.

Rortvedt gave Minnesota a 2-1 lead with his second-inning solo shot. It was the first home run of the catcher's career. He's hitting .179 with three RBI and two runs scored across 31 plate appearances. Mitch Garver and Willians Astudillo figure to see most of the playing time behind the dish for Minnesota.

May 30, 2021 12:44 PM
Twins' Ben Rortvedt: Back with Twins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rortvedt was recalled from Triple-A St. Paul on Sunday, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.

The 23-year-old will rejoin the Twins on Sunday with Max Kepler (hamstring) landing on the injured list. Rortvedt will provide catching depth behind Mitch Garver and Willians Astudillo.

May 22, 2021 10:52 AM
Twins' Ben Rortvedt: Sent to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rortvedt was optioned to Triple-A St. Paul on Friday, Brandon Warne of Access Twins reports.

The 23-year-old received his first big-league promotion at the end of April and went 4-for-25 in 12 games during his first stint in the majors. Rortvedt could rejoin the Twins for catching depth later in the season, but Mitch Garver and Willians Astudillo will handle the work behind the plate for now.

April 30, 2021 03:44 PM
Twins' Ben Rortvedt: Called up for big-league debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rortvedt was recalled from the alternate training site Friday and is starting behind the plate against the Royals, Brandon Warne of Access Twins reports.

The 23-year-old will take the place of Ryan Jeffers, who was demoted to the alternate site after a slow start to the season. Despite starting Friday, Rortvedt should work as Minnesota's secondary catcher, but he could see some starts against right-handed pitching, especially if starter Mitch Garver continues to struggle at the plate.

November 20, 2020 06:24 PM
Twins' Ben Rortvedt: Contract selected by Twins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rortvedt was added to the Twins' 40-man roster Friday.

Rortvedt didn't make the 60-man roster in 2020, but he advanced to Double-A in 2019, hitting .239/.332/.355 with 19 RBI. He'll remain in the organization going forward, as his addition to the 40-man roster will protect him from the Rule 5 draft.

April 16, 2019 02:16 PM
Twins' Ben Rortvedt: Hot start at High-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rortvedt is hitting .321 with a home run and a .977 OPS through eight games at High-A Fort Myers.

The 21-year-old 2016 second-round draft pick is a bit old for his level, but he could be a player to watch given Minnesota's lack of catching prospects in the minors. Rortvedt hit just .260 with five home runs and a .745 OPS between Low-A and High-A last season. However, he's show a good eye at the plate with a 10.7 walk rate and a 14.8 percent strikeout rate last season.

Last 7 Games
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07/11vs DETW 12-93111110
07/10vs DETW 9-40100000
07/09vs DETW 4-23000000
07/07vs CHWL 1-63000000
07/05vs CHWW 8-53010010
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2021MIN3070592552400.129.197.2290.426
2020MIN0000000000------------
Total3070592552400.129.197.2290.426
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SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2021MIN30101602102
2020MIN000000000
Total30101602102
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2016R-GCL Twins205931230035800.203.277.254
2016R-Elizabethton134021000075200.250.348.250
2017AFX-Cedar Rapids Kernels893083369160430226010.224.284.315
2018AFX-Cedar Rapids Kernels39145144092116103510.276.325.386
2018AFA-Fort Myers Miracle51172204371427212900.250.337.372
2019AFA-Fort Myers Miracle2480131981210121600.237.340.438
2019AAX-Pensacola Blue Wahoo55197194780519235100.239.332.355
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/205
Birthdate:
09/25/1997
Age:
23
Hometown:
Verona, WI
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Minnesota Twins
College:

MLB Experience:
0