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Twins complete $1.8M deal with ex-Angels closer Blake Parker

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have completed a $1.8 million, one-year contract with right-handed reliever Blake Parker, the team's first offseason addition to the bullpen.

Parker could make an additional $1.4 million in bonuses for days on the active roster: $400,000 for 130, $500,000 for 140 and $250,000 each for 150 and 160.

The Twins have an opening for closer after trading Fernando Rodney on Aug. 9, and Parker will be in the mix in spring training. Returners Addison Reed, Taylor Rogers, Trevor Hildenberger and Trevor May could also be candidates for the ninth-inning role. Parker's deal, which gives him the opportunity through incentives to earn as much as $3.2 million in 2019, was finalized on Monday.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Rosario.288
HR: E. Rosario24
RBI: E. Rosario77
SB: E. Rosario8
W: J. Berríos12
ERA: K. Gibson3.62
Saves: T. Hildenberger7
K: J. Berríos202
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 9171.562-
Minnesota 7884.48113
Detroit 6498.39527
Chi White Sox 62100.38329
Kansas City 58104.35833
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .250 (14)
Runs: 738 (13)
Hits: 1380 (15)
Home Runs: 166 (23)
Stolen Bases: 47 (27)
OBP: .318 (15)
SLG: .405 (18)
Total Bases: 2240 (16)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.50 (22)
Runs Allowed: 775 (22)
Saves: 37 (23)
Strikeouts: 1377 (16)
OpBA: .256 (23)
OBP: .332 (23)
SLG: .423 (23)
Run Support: 4.60 (14)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/14 J. Curtiss Designated for Assignment
1/14 B. Parker Signed as Free Agent ( 2019)(one-year contract)
1/11 D. Alvarez Signed to a Minor League Contract
1/11 B. Buxton Signed ( 2019)(avoids arbitration)
1/11 K. Gibson Signed ( 2019)(avoids arbitration)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/21 M. Sanó Left Leg Injury (day-to-day)
9/15 Z. Littell Blister on right index finger (day-to-day)
9/7 T. Austin Stiff back (day-to-day)
9/2 M. Reed off 60-day DL
8/21 N. Cruz Back spasms (day-to-day)
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