Molino’s Gindl Has Contract Purchased By The San Francisco Giants

July 16, 2017

The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contract of Caleb Gindl from the Lancaster (PA) Barnstormers.

Gindl, 28, was batting .281 with nine home runs and 47 RBI in 71 games played this season. The  Molino native also contributed 15 doubles and two triples. He had slugged four homers, including a game winner at Long Island, and knocked home 10 runs in the last eight games prior to the Atlantic League All-Star break.

The left-handed hitter was spending his second year with Lancaster. He batted .295 with 10 home runs and 72 RBI for the Barnstormers in 2016 and was named to the Atlantic League’s year-end All-Star Team. He was also the MVP of the 2016 Atlantic League All-Star Game, held in Lancaster.

Following the season, Gindl was signed by the Chicago White Sox. He was released by Chicago near the end of spring training

Gindl has prior Major League experience with the Milwaukee Brewers. He batted .242 with five home runs and 14 RBI for Milwaukee in 2013, hitting a walkoff home run against the Miami Marlins.

“Caleb was a very valuable player for us on the field and in the locker room,” said Barnstormers manager Ross Peeples. “We will miss him, but he deserves this opportunity.”

The Lancaster Barnstormers are an American professional baseball team based in Lancaster, PA. They are a member of the Freedom Division of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, which is not affiliated with Major League Baseball.


2 Responses to “Molino’s Gindl Has Contract Purchased By The San Francisco Giants”

  1. Janine Walker on July 16th, 2017 9:38 am

    So proud of you!

  2. Ellen Melton on July 16th, 2017 7:13 am

    Well deserved Caleb. We are always proud of your accomplishments and pray that the Lord continues to bless you and your family.

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