TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
MLB

Twins sign all eight arbitration-eligible players

{eot}
The Sports Network
1/19/2010 8:05:36 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - The Minnesota Twins on Tuesday agreed to contracts with all eight arbitration-eligible players.

Those agreeing to contracts were pitchers Jesse Crain, Matt Guerrier, Francisco Liriano, Pat Neshek and Carl Pavano; infielders J.J. Hardy and Brendan Harris; and outfielder Delmon Young.

Crain, Liriano and Hardy signed one-year contracts, though the value of those deals is not known.

Guerrier, a big part of the Twins' bullpen the last few seasons, will make $3.15 million in 2010. He appeared in 79 games for the Twins last season, his sixth in the majors, and posted a 2.36 earned run average with one save. In 76 1/3 innings, he struck out 47 and walked 16.

Pavano, who split last season between Cleveland and Minnesota, agreed to a one-year, $7 million deal. In 33 starts in 2009 between the clubs, the 34- year-old went 14-12 with a 5.10 earned run average.

Harris agreed to a two-year contract worth $3.2 million plus incentives. He played every infield position last season, but mostly at shortstop (56 games), and in 123 contests overall, Harris hit .261 with a .310 on-base percentage, six homers and 37 runs batted in.

Young, 24, was in his first year of arbitration and will earn $2.6 million next year, with performance incentives. In 108 games in 2009, Young batted .284 with a .308 OBP, 12 homers and 60 RBI.

Neshek missed all of last season because of Tommy John surgery, and agreed to a $625,000 contract for 2010. In 121 career relief appearances over three seasons with the Twins, he owns a 2.91 ERA with 142 strikeouts and 37 walks in 120 2/3 innings.

 

Minnesota Twins (Photo: MLB)

zoom

(Photo: MLB)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story



Canadians in MLB

Canadians in the Majors

Take a look at the early-season results from all of Canada's Major League representatives. More...

The Boys of Summer

MLB Preview 2014

It's time for another season of Major League Baseball. Get primed for 2014 with previews for all 30 teams including Scott MacArthur's look at what to expect from the Toronto Blue Jays.


American League: East | Central | West
National League: East | Central | West
Toronto Blue Jays

Free Agency: American League | National League

Podcasts

TSN 1050: The Bryan Hayes Show: April 18 - Scott MacArthur

TSN 1050 Blue Jays Reporter Scott MacArthur discussed the embarrassing loss that the Blue Jays experienced against the Twins.

TSN 690 - Melnick in the Afternoon - Orlando Cabrera - April 10th

Mitch, Rod and Gallo welcome former Montreal Expo shortstop and 2004 World Series Champion Orlando Cabrera to the show.

TSN: Blue Jays Report with Scott MacArthur: April 9 - Opening Edition

In the Opening Edition of the Podcast, Scott MacArthur, Richard Griffin (Toronto Star) and Gregor Chisholm (MLB.com) discuss Toronto Blue Jays.


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television