Northwoods League: Stingers’ Klein joins Twins organization
John Klein signed a minor league uniform player contract with the Minnesota Twins.
WILLMAR – Stingers right-handed pitcher John Klein announced via Twitter that he signed a minor league uniform player contract with the Minnesota Twins organization Saturday.
Klein, originally from Brooklyn Park, spent two the past two summers in Willmar and was a Northwoods League Great Plains Division All-Star in 2022. He made 13 appearances in his Stingers career, totaling 53 strikeouts in 42.1 innings.
Listed at 6 feet 5 inches, 225 pounds, Klein appeared in nine games this season for the Stingers. He held a 3-4 record with one save and a 3.09 ERA, totaling 35 innings with 42 strikeouts and allowing 30 hits with 12 earned runs.