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Meet The Kernels - Mitchell Kranson

l Name: Mitchell Kranson

l Number: 20

l Position: Catcher-Infield

l Bats/Throws: Left/Right

l Height/Weight: 5-foot-9, 210 pounds

l Age: 23

l Hometown: Danville, Calif.

l Noteworthy: Spent his rookie season in the Rookie leagues, hitting .245 in 43 games for Elizabethton. Had six doubles, four home runs and 15 RBIs in 163 at-bats. A ninth-round pick of the Minnesota Twins in last June’s draft out of the University of California. Was a first-team All-Pac 12 player as a senior, when he hit .333. Had a .288 career batting average in four seasons with the Golden Bears.

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