MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have finalized a $10 million, two-year contract with right-hander Kevin Correia to fill a rotation spot after their starters posted the second-worst ERA in the majors last season.
The 32-year-old, an All-Star in 2011, went 12-11 with a 4.21 ERA for Pittsburgh this year.
He will make $4.5 million next year and $5.5 million in 2014 under Thursday's deal. This will be his fourth major league team and first time in the AL.
Twins starters went 39-75 with a 5.40 ERA last year, ahead of only Colorado. After acquiring Vance Worley from Philadelphia in a trade last week, Minnesota appears to have three-fifths of its rotation filled, with left-hander Scott Diamond the only returner assured of a spot.

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail McCutchen-Kershaw battle wraps up weekend The wait is over, Pittsburgh fans. Andrew McCutchen has officially rediscovered his MVP form.
Thumbnail Giants' Cueto goes for greatness vs. Phils A rare Madison Bumgarner misstep ended up costing the Giants last night’s contest vs. the Phillies. Can the hosts recover in time for this afternoon’s...
Thumbnail Cards task Garcia with saving series in Seattle While the Cardinals still have interleague action with which to contend in the week ahead, at least they’re on the verge of completing a disastrous...
Thumbnail Athletics vs. Angels Pick The Los Angeles Angels hope to avoid being swept at home by the Oakland Athletics when they meet today at 3:35PM ET.
Thumbnail Red Sox vs. Rangers Pick Who will take the rubber match between the Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox when they meet up today at 3:05PM ET?
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages