Christian Vázquez

Christian Vázquez

Height/Weight: 5' 9"/205 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Draft: 2008 9th round by the

    All-Puerto Rico Team: Hall Of Fame Crew Leads Legendary Lineup

    In honor of Hispanic & Latine Heritage Month, NESN takes a look at the best Major League Baseball players from Hispanic and Latin American nations. Today we compile our picks for the all-time Puerto Rican team. In Puerto Rico, baseball's popularity has spread all across the island since first being introduced in the late 19th century, producing some of Major League Baseball's all-time (and current) bright stars. There are the obvious names such as Roberto Clemente, who MLB honors each year with an award dedicated to the legend's unmatched humanitarian efforts.

  • Sports Illustrated Minnesota Sports, News, Analysis, and More

    Twins dump Athletics with power and pitching

    Twins dump Athletics with power and pitching Matt Wallner and Alex Kirilloff homered, and Christian Vazquez had a three-run double. Author: Joe Nelson Publish date: Sep 26, 2023 10:32 PM EDT Power and pitching got the job done Tuesday night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Oakland Athletics 11-3 in the opener of Minnesota's final home series of the regular season. The power came from lefties Matt Wallner and Alex Kirilloff. Wallner hit a ball an estimated 463 feet for a grand slam in the first inning and Kirilloff later slugged a two-run shot. Christian Vazquez helped the Twins pile on with four runs in the seventh, highlighted by the catcher's three-run double. The pitching came from starter

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

    Who gets left off? Projecting the Twins’ wild-card playoff roster

    In one week, the Twins likely will be finalizing their postseason roster and preparing for their first playoff game at Target Field in three years. For a team that clinched a division title early and almost assuredly will remain the No. 3 seed in the American League, there is a lot to learn over the final six games of the season. The bullpen will feature converted starters. The left side of ...