Zach Borenstein joins Kernels from Tempe; Gary Mitchell to DLJune 6, 2012 - Midwest League (MWL) Cedar Rapids Kernels
The Angels selected Borenstein, 21, in the 23rd round of the 2011 Free Agent Draft out of Eastern Illinois University. He spent last season with the AZL Angels, batting .274 with 2 HR and 21 RBI in 31 games. He attended Buffalo Grove (IL) HS and is a native of Buffalo Grove, IL.
Mitchell was on the Kernels 2012 Opening Day Roster and is batting .261 with 7 HR and 18 RBI in 34 games for the Kernels.
Borenstein will join the Kernels in Peoria and will be available for tonight's 6:30 pm game with the Chiefs. With today's transactions, the Kernels roster remains at the MWL maximum of 25 active players, with two players on the disabled list.
The Kernels begin a three game road trip in Peoria tonight at 6:30 pm. They return to Perfect Game Field on Saturday, June 9th and open a six game home stand through Thursday, June 14th.
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