J.A. Happ is staying in the American League.
ESPN's Jeff Passan reports the veteran lefty has agreed to a one-year deal with the Minnesota Twins pending a physical.
Left-hander J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins are in agreement on a one-year deal, pending physical, sources tell ESPN.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 20, 2021
Happ, 38, made nine starts for the New York Yankees last season, going 2-2 with a 2.80 earned run average and a WHIP of 1.054 over 49.1 innings pitched.
A native of Peru, IL, Happ heads into his 15th major league season.
Happ was a 20-game winner in 2016 with the Toronto Blue Jays, finishing sixth in AL Cy Young voting that year. He was an All-Star in 2018.
For his career, Happ has a 123-92 record with a 2.48 ERA and 1.301 WHIP over 324 games (298 starts) with the Philadelphia Flyers, Houston Astros, Jays, Seattle Mariners, Pittsburgh Pirates and Yankees.