Adam Bray began his professional baseball career in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.
Drafted in the 33rd round in 2015 out of South Dakota State, the 26-year-old righthander is in his fifth season of minor league baseball, including his first with the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
Bray got traded last spring. And not just to any team. Rather, he landed with the Minnesota Twins, an ideal situation for someone who grew up in Minnesota, where he helped his high school team win a state championship.
When Bray learned he had been dealt to his hometown team, he was excited.
“It was really cool,” Bray said. “Obviously, the Dodgers are a classy organization, but getting traded here is a dream come true.”
He grew up as Twins fan and once got to go onto the field and watch batting practice for his birthday.
“I grew up watching the Twins, going to games at the Metrodome. It’s a really cool feeling to be a part of this organization.”
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