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Reds claim slugger Kennys Vargas off waivers from Twins

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) The Cincinnati Reds have claimed slugger Kennys Vargas off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

The Reds announced the acquisition Thursday. The 27-year-old Vargas batted .253 with career highs of 11 home runs and 41 RBIs in 78 games last season. The 6-foot-5, 290-pound switch-hitter made all his starts with Minnesota at either first base or designated hitter.

Vargas was designated for assignment by the Twins last week to make room when Jake Cave was acquired from the New York Yankees.

AVG: J. Votto.320
HR: J. Votto36
RBI: J. Votto100
SB: B. Hamilton59
W: M. Lorenzen8
Saves: R. Iglesias28
K: T. Adleman108
NL Central
Chi Cubs 00.000-
Cincinnati 00.000-
Milwaukee 00.000-
Pittsburgh 00.000-
St. Louis 00.000-
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .253 (18)
Runs: 753 (14)
Hits: 1390 (18)
Home Runs: 219 (13)
Stolen Bases: 120 (3)
OBP: .329 (13)
SLG: .433 (13)
Total Bases: 2372 (13)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.17 (29)
Runs Allowed: 869 (29)
Saves: 33 (25)
Strikeouts: 1300 (17)
OpBA: .263 (20)
OBP: .345 (28)
SLG: .465 (30)
Run Support: 4.74 (13)
Date Player Transactions
3/17 S. Turner Sent to Minors
3/16 E. Suárez Signed ( 2018-2024; Opt 2025)(seven-year contract extension)
3/13 D. Herrera Outrighted to Minors
3/9 A. Hernandez Sent to Minors
3/9 S. Long Sent to Minors
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Date Player Status
3/20 M. Lorenzen Right shoulder strain (day-to-day)
3/2 R. Davis Recovery from right hip surgery (on 60-day DL)
9/20 R. Iglesias Flu (day-to-day)
9/13 S. Gennett Hand (day-to-day)
9/10 D. Storen off 60-day DL
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