Info: Born Christopher John Cron on Jan. 5, 1990. His father, Chris, was a major league player for the Angels and White Sox.
Size: 6-4, 235 pounds. Hits and throws right.
Position: Split time at first base and designated hitter last season for Tampa Bay.
Last season: Had 59 extra-base hits — more than any Twin — including 30 home runs for the Rays.
Career: Made his major league debut for the Angels in 2014 and played four seasons for Los Angeles before he was traded to Tampa.
Big-league totals: 89 home runs, 287 RBI, .260 average in 548 games.