Twins pitcher Trevor May is a professional video game player ... seriously

Full-time pitcher, sometimes video game player.
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Twins pitcher Trevor May isn't just a professional baseball player, he's also a professional gamer. On Friday, Luminosity Gaming signed May to play video games professionally.

Luminosity created popular games like Gears of War, League of Legends and Overwatch.

May won't be make any money from Luminosity, he's simply promoting the games. The flame-throwing pitcher has even raised money for charity with his involvement in video games.

May chatted with us about his involvment with Luminosity and his love of video games. Check out the interview below:

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