Twins Tap Lancaster Talent: Kyle Hess and Caleb Baragar Snagged by Minnesota

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LANCASTER, PA — The Minnesota Twins are making headlines with their latest acquisitions from the Lancaster Stormers, marking a significant moment for both the players and the Atlantic League. Rookie outfielder Kyle Hess and seasoned pitcher Caleb Baragar are packing their bags for the big leagues, leaving a notable impression on their former club.

Kyle Hess, a standout hitter who led the Atlantic League with an impressive .433 average, has been the talk of the town. With three homers, 10 RBIs, and two stolen bases to his name in just the first 12 games of the season, Hess’s move is seen as a major gain for the Twins. Lancaster’s manager Ross Peeples couldn’t hide his pride, praising Hess for playing “the game the right way” and predicting his success in both baseball and life.

Not to be outdone, left-handed pitcher Caleb Baragar is also making the jump to Minnesota, bringing with him a wealth of experience, including stints with the San Francisco Giants. Baragar’s performance this season, boasting a 1-1 record with a 2.25 ERA over 16 innings, has evidently caught the Twins’ eye. His knack for striking out opponents and keeping runs to a minimum underscores the depth of talent the Twins have decided to tap into.

These moves highlight the Twins’ strategy of enriching their roster with both upcoming talent and experienced arms. For Hess and Baragar, it’s a golden opportunity to shine on a bigger stage. For the Lancaster Stormers, it’s a testament to their role as a launchpad for major league careers. And for the fans, it’s a thrilling reminder of baseball’s endless possibilities. The Twins’ latest acquisitions are set to infuse their lineup with fresh energy and expertise, promising an exciting season ahead.

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