05/10/2016 8:58 AM
AirHogs offseason signee Tanner Witt has had his contract purchased by the Minnesota Twins. A middle infielder, Witt was signed by the AirHogs on April 8th after splitting time the last two seasons between the Rockford Aviators of the Frontier League and the Baltimore Orioles organization.
His contract was officially purchased by the Twins on May 4th, and Witt has played 3 games with their high-A Florida State League affiliate, the Fort Myers Miracle. He has 4 hits in his first 9 at-bats with his new club.
A Dallas native, Witt was the 2014 Frontier League Rookie of the Year. He is the first AirHog this year to have his contract purchased by an MLB team.