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Kennys Vargas | First Baseman

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (23) / 8/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 273
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Twins first base prospect Kennys Vargas went 2-for-5 with a home run for Double-A New Britain on Tuesday.
The switch-hitting Vargas has hit a home run in each of his last three games, and five of his last nine, raising his season line to .321/.393/.538 with 12 doubles and 13 home runs. He has 29 walks (11.0 percent) and 42 strikeouts (16.0%) in 263 plate appearances, and could see time in Minnesota when rosters expand in September. Jun 18 - 8:17 AM

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Twins purchased the contract of 1B Kennys Vargas from High-A Fort Myers.

Vargas, 23, batted .267/.344/.468 with 19 home runs and 93 RBI over 125 games this past season. He's a switch-hitter with some power potential, so the Twins elected to add him to the 40-man roster.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 04:09:00 PM

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