Alexi Casilla (2004-05) Returns to Cedar Rapids
Alexi Casilla and his family returned to Cedar Rapids and caught today’s noon game at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Casilla and the Minnesota Twins had an off day today. He was kind enough to pose for a photo with one of our ushers, Gene.
Alexi Casilla has hit .250 with 10 HR and 128 RBI during his seven MLB seasons thus far with the Twins. Casilla is hitting .230 with 11 RBI and 8 stolen bases in 47 games this season.
Alexi Casilla was a member of the 2004 and 2005 Cedar Rapids Kernels teams. The 2004 Kernels squad finished with a record of 75-64 under manager Bobby Magallanes. The Kernels lost in the 1st round of the Midwest League playoffs to the Clinton Lumberkings. Casilla hit .310 with a triple, 2 doubles and 1 RBI in 9 games for the Kernels. He returned as a member of the 2005 Kernels squad that finished 65-75 under manager Bobby Magallanes. Casilla hit .325 with 3 HR, 11 doubles, 17 RBI and stole 29 bases in 78 games for the Kernels.