(CBS Connecticut)–The New Britain Rock Cats Baseball Club announced that first basemen Kennys Vargas has been promoted to the Major Leagues and will join the Twins tonight in Kansas City wearing uniform number 19.
Vargas is leading the Rock Cats in home runs and RBI–this season at New Britain he hit three grand slam home runs. By Baseball America he is listed as the Twins #20 prospect.
The Rock Cats are at New Britain Stadium tonight for a four-game series (Thursday-Sunday) against the Erie Sea Wolves of Detroit. Tickets are available by calling 860-224-8383 or visiting the website, www.rockcats.com