Adam Benjamin Harben . . . 2001 graduate of Central Arkansas Christian High School . . . named All-State
in 2001 . . . attended the University of Arkansas-Ft. Smith.2006Harben was acquired from the Minnesota Twins for Phil Nevin. He was 4-9 with a 3.95 ERA in 22 starts, and also made seven relief appearances for the New Britain Rock Cats. Harben also had one save. He was to pitch in the Arizona Fall League.2002Season-high 3-game win-streak, going 3-0, 3.86 (4.2 ip, 2 er) in 5 appearances, July 20-August 3 . . . tied seasonhigh
5 strikeouts, August 17 vs. GCL Reds . . . tied season-high 6.0 innings, August 22 at GCL Orioles . . . averaged 9.6
strikeouts per-9-innings . . . tied for third on club in wins.2003Began season at extended spring training . . . promoted to Quad City, June 11 . . . season-high 3-game winstreak,
going 3-0, 1.96 (18.1 ip, 4 er), June 19-29 . . . was 1-1, 1.47 (18.1 ip, 3 er) in 3 starts, July 9-22 . . . tied seasonhigh
7.0 innings and 8 strikeouts, August 12 at Dayton . . . was fourth on club in games started, innings pitched and
strikeouts.2004Was 1-2, 1.69 (21.1 ip, 4 er)in 4 starts, April 12-29 . . . had back-to-back 10-strikeout games, April 23-29 . . .
season-high 4-game win-streak, going 4-0, 2.32 (50.1 ip, 13 er) in 8 starts, May 27-July 6 . . . Midwest League Pitcher
of the Week, June 21-27 . . . Twins' Minor League Player of the Week, June 26-July 2 . . . had back-to-back 10-strikeout
games, July 1-6 . . . Midwest League Pitcher of the Week, August 2-8 . . . was 2-0, 1.69 (21.1 ip, 4 er) in 3 starts, August
2-12 . . . season-high 13 strikeouts, August 12 at Lansing . . . tied season-high 8.0 innings, August 23 vs. Wisconsin .
. . pitched 6-plus innings in 12 of 26 starts . . . had 12 quality starts . . . led club in games started and was second in
wins and innings pitched . . . was third in league in strikeouts and seventh in ERA . . . was second among all Twins'
minor leaguers in strikeouts.2005Did not allow a run in two starts, going 2-0, 0.00 (11.2 ip), April 20-27 . . . Florida State League Pitcher of the
Week, May 23-30 . . . season-high 5-game win-streak, going 5-0, 0.91 (49.1 ip, 5 er) in 9 starts, May 24-July 17 . . .
season-high 12 strikeouts, May 29 vs. Brevard County . . . tossed complete game shutout, July 17 at Brevard County
. . . tied season-high 9.0 innings and second complete game shutout, August 8 vs. Dunedin . . . Florida State League
Pitcher of the Week, August 8-15 . . . tossed 6-plus innings in 12 of 25 starts . . . had 9 quality starts . . . led club in wins,
games started, innings pitched and strikeouts . . . tied for league lead in shutouts, tied for second in complete games
and was fourth in ERA . . . was 10th among all minor leaguers in batting-average-against . . . rated 16th Best Prospect
in Florida State League by Baseball America.