Caleb Broderick Hamilton...Instagram: @slice\_of\_hammy...played three seasons at Oregon State University...graduated from Woodinville (WA) High School where he lettered for three years...in 2013, was Seattle Times All-Area as a senior after hitting .419 with four home runs...was the quarterback of the football team.
Was in Twins major league spring training as a non-roster invitee...batted .200 (2-for-10) with one home run, one RBI, two walks and three runs scored in 12 games... Assigned to Double-A Wichita to start the season and spent the majority of the campaign with the Wind Surge... Matched his single-game career-high with three hits in his first game, going 3-for-4 with two doubles on May 6 at Springfield... Recorded his second career multi-homer game on June 5 vs. Arkansas, going 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI...his other such effort occurred on June 28, 2018 at Tampa (3-for-4, 2B, 5 RBI)... Promoted to Triple-A St. Paul on Sept. 3 and finished the season with the Saints... Overall, batted .181 (42-for-232) with eight doubles, one triple, nine home runs, 31 RBI, 43 walks and 25 runs scored in 78 games between the Wind Surge (67 games) and the Saints (11 games).
Was a late invite addition to Twins spring training, wearing uniform number 90, playing in six exhibition games for the club...Spent entire season in Twins’ 60-man Player Pool in St. Paul, MN.
Split the season between Double-A Pensacola and Triple-A Rochester, hitting .224 (75-for-335) with 45 runs scored, 17 doubles, seven home runs, 42 RBI and 40 walks in 99 games...named a Southern League Midseason All-Star with Pensacola...recorded exactly 42 RBI for third straight season...hit .276 (27-for-98) vs. left-handed pitching and .203 (48-for-237) vs. right-handed pitching...at both stops combined, played 49 games (45 starts) at catcher, 41 games (40 starts) at third base and six (all starts) at first base.
Spent entire season with Single-A Ft. Myers...named Twins minor league Player of the Week June 30, hitting .375 (5-for-16) with two doubles, three home runs, eight RBI, three walks and five runs scored in five games for Ft. Myers...matched his career high with five RBI on June 28 at Tampa.
Spent second professional season with Single-A Cedar Rapids, played in 92 games, hitting .221 (68-for-307) with 18 doubles, nine home runs, 42 RBI and a career-high 54 walks; also posted a .342 on-base percentage...led the Kernels in walks...played 40 games (39 starts) at catcher, 22 games (21 starts) at third base, 12 games (all starts) in leftfield, 12 games (9 starts) at first base and four games (all starts) at second base.
Began professional career with Rookie-Elizabethton...recorded his first career five-RBI game on August 30...hit .207 (29-for-140) but drew 28 walks, giving him a .351 on-base percentage.