Minnesota Twins
2014 Avg.
.274
 
Career Avg.
.274
Name  Kennys Vargas
Born  8/1/1990
Height  6-5
Weight  275
Number  19
Position  DH
Bats  S
Throws  R
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.