Twins first-round pick to arrive in Elizabethton Friday

Published 2:20 pm Tuesday, June 21, 2016


The Minnesota Twins’ first-round pick Alex Kirilloff will be in Elizabethton Friday where he will hit the diamond for the Elizabethton Twins this season.

Kiriloff, an 18-year-old from southwest Pennsylvania, was the 15 overall pick during the 2016 MLB Draft.

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According to, Kirilloff is an outfielder who is consistent at the plate. On the mound, Kirilloff’s fastball has been clocked at 87-90 mph.

The Elizabethton Twins are making their to town and will be at Joe O’Brien Field for media day Wednesday, before heading to Kingsport for their season opener.