Minnesota Twins
2015 Avg.
.248
 
Career Avg.
.266
Name  Kennys Vargas
Born  8/1/1990
Height  6-5
Weight  290
Number  19
Position  1B
Bats  S
Throws  R
5/16/2015 12:03:00 PM
Description: Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas is not in the starting lineup on Saturday versus the Rays.
Insight: Vargas is probably just getting the day off. He is hitting .250 with three home runs and 10 RBI in 104 at-bats.
 
5/10/2015 10:28:00 AM
Description: Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas is not in the starting lineup on Sunday versus the Indians.
Insight: Vargas has been hitting well in May, but the Twins are giving him the day off. Vargas is 4-for-13 in his last four games and has three homers in May.
 
5/1/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas was 2-for-3 and scored the game-winning run in the, 1-0, victory over the White Sox on Friday.
Insight: Vargas scored on a wild pitch in the fifth and that proved to be the difference on Friday. Vargas has had a rough start to the season, however, as he is hitting .194 with one home run and four RBI this season.
 
4/16/2015 4:47:00 PM
Description: Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas was 2-for-4, hitting his first home run of the season on Thursday against the Royals.
Insight: Vargas tied the game with a two-run homer in the bottom of the second. Minnesota went on to score six of the next seven runs and beat Kansas City, 8-5. Vargas is hitting .250 with one home run and three RBI this season.
 
Hot9/16/2014 11:45:00 PM
Description: Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas went 3-for-4 with two runs and a home run against the Tigers on Tuesday.
Insight: Vargas scored the first run of the game and extended the Minnesota lead in the sixth with a solo home run. Vargas is batting .294 with eight home runs and 36 RBI in 180 at-bats this year.
 
Hot9/11/2014 2:59:00 PM
Description: Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas went 2-for-4 with a RBI against Corey Kluber in Minnesota's loss to Cleveland on Thursday.
Insight: Vargas singled to score Danny Santana in the top of the first, and the Twins didn't score again until the ninth. Vargas is batting .306 with seven home runs and 35 RBI in 160 at-bats this year. The Twins and Indians will play again on Thursday.
 
Hot8/23/2014 4:36:00 PM
Description: Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas went 2-for-4 with two doubles and five RBI in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against Detroit.
Insight: Vargas has batted .329 with seven doubles, four homers, 22 RBI and .919 OPS in 85 at-bats since he was called up.
 
Hot8/21/2014 4:23:00 PM
Description: Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs on Thursday against the Indians and their ace pitcher Corey Kluber.
Insight: Vargas has a four-game hitting streak with two 3-for-4 games and two home runs during that span. In 68 at-bats so far with the Twins, Vargas is hitting.309 with three home runs and 16 RBI.
 
8/13/2014 6:20:00 PM
Description: Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas has hit .300 with two homers, 11 RBI and a .792 OPS since he was called up on July 31.
Insight: Vargas isn't a high-level prospect in Minnesota's organization, but the Twins had him skip Triple-A altogether after he hit .281 with 17 home runs over 97 games with Double-A New Britain. He's unlikely to keep this up.