The Minnesota Twins demoted Cody Stashak to the triple-A Rochester Red Wings on Tuesday.

Stashak, 25, is a 2012 Oakcrest High School graduate who also pitched for Cumberland County College and St. John’s University.

The rookie relief pitcher was demoted for the second time in a week.

He was first demoted Aug. 14 but but recalled two days later.

In his most recent appearance, he got the final two outs of the Twins’ 10-inning, 7-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

He got Jose Ramirez to fly out and Jason Kipnis to pop out.

Stashak was 0-1 with a 5.60 ERA in six relief appearances for the Twins. In 81/3 innings, he gave up 13 hits, no walks and struck out nine.

Stashak also made 31 combined appearances (two starts) for the double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos and triple-A Rochester, going 7-3 with a 3.38 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 502/3 innings.

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Cody Stashak, 25, is a rookie relief pitcher with the Minnesota Twins and a 2012 Oakcrest High School graduate who also pitched for Cumberland County College and St. John’s University.

Saturday: Pitched two scoreless innings to close out the Twins’ 11-3 win over the visiting Kansas City Royals. He gave up one hit, walked none and struck out two.

Sunday: He did not pitch in the Twins’ 3-0 win over the Royals.

Up next: The Twins (69-42) will host the Atlanta Braves at 8:10 p.m. Monday.

Stats: Stashak is 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA in four relief appearances. In six innings, he had given up eight hits, no walks and struck out five.

Stashak also made 31 combined appearances (two starts) for the double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos and the triple-A Rochester Red Wings, going 7-3 with a 3.38 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 512/3 innings pitched.

— Press staff reports

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