Luis Sangel Arráez was born on April 9, 1997, he is a Venezuelan professional baseball utility player for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2019.
Arráez signed with the Minnesota Twins as an international free agent in November 2013. He made his professional debut in 2014 with the Dominican Summer League Twins, hitting .348/.433/.400/.833 with 15 RBI.
He played for the GCL Twins in 2015, hitting .306/.377/.388/.765 with 19 RBI. In 2016, he played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels, hitting .347/.386/.444/.830 with 3 home runs and 66 RBI.
On May 17, 2019, the Twins called Arráez up to the major leagues for the first time. He made his major league debut on May 18 versus the Seattle Mariners. and got a double, which was his first career hit, off Mariners pitcher Cory Gearrin.
Arráez hit his first major league home run on May 21, 2019, against the Los Angeles Angels. He finished the season hitting .334 in 92 games and placed sixth in American League (AL) Rookie of the Year voting. He led the AL in the percentage of balls hit to the opposite field, at 36.7%.
In 2020, Arráez hit .321 with 13 RBI over 32 games. Arráez reached base five times on June 5, 2022, including four hits and one walk, in an 8–6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. On June 11, 2022, Arráez connected for his first major league grand slam, versus Shane Baz of the Tampa Bay Rays.
Arraez has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.