MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twins catcher Josmil Pinto had three doubles in Minnesota's win Monday, but his most impressive swing of the night didn't account for one of his three hits.
In the sixth inning, Pinto pulled a ball well foul down the left field line. The deep drive hit the glass of Target Field's executive suites, a territory rarely -- if ever -- reached by batters. While Pinto flew out to right one pitch later to end the inning, it was his mammoth foul ball that drew a hearty applause from Minnesota's fans.
"He's a strong kid," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. "I haven't seen anyone hit those windows up there in foul territory. ... He's doing pretty good. It's fun to watch.
Pinto's major league career is just seven games old, which is important to remember when putting things into perspective. But in that short span, the 24-year-old Venezuela native has been impressive during his time with the Twins. Through Monday's three-hit game, Pinto is now batting .565 with four ...