Twins Off-Season In Review

A quick outline of the Twins' off-season to date.  Obviously, we're all hoping it's not quite finished, for one big reason.

Trades & Signings

  • CF Carlos Gomez traded for SS J.J. Hardy
  • RHP Boof Bonser traded for RHP Chris Province
  • Signed DH Jim Thome (one-year, $1.5 million + incentives)
  • Signed 2B Orlando Hudson (one-year, $5 million)
  • Signed OF Jacque Jones (minor league contract)
  • Signed IF Brendan Harris (two-years, $3.2 million)
  • Picked up OF Michael Cuddyer's 2011 option ($10.5 million)

Au Revoir

  • SS Orlando Cabrera not re-signed
  • C Mike Redmond not re-signed
  • 3B Joe Crede not re-signed
  • LHP Ron Mahay not re-signed
  • OF Jason Pridie claimed off waivers by Mets
  • RHP Armando Gabino claimed off waivers by Orioles
  • 1B Justin Huber sold to Japanese League
  • Released RHP Bobby Keppel

Arbitration Results

  • RHP Carl Pavano:  $7 million
  • SS J.J. Hardy:  $5.1 million
  • RHP Matt Guerrier:  $3.15 million
  • OF Delmon Young:  $2.5 million
  • RHP Jesse Crain:  $2 million
  • LHP Francisco Liriano:  $1.6 million
  • RHP Clay Condrey:  $900 K
  • RHP Pat Neshek:  $625 K

With the decisions made so far this off-season, the Twins have committed $43.075 million towards payroll this winter ($30.825 towards 2010).

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