Minor Moves: Jared Burton, Wilmin Rodriguez

The latest minor moves…

  • The Twins signed right-hander Jared Burton to a minor league contract, reports MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger (Twitter link).  Burton, 30, has a 3.41 ERA in 164 appearances with the Reds over the last five seasons, recording 143 strikeouts in 169 Major League innings.
  • The Giants re-signed left-hander Wilmin Rodriguez to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports (on Twitter). The 26-year-old reliever posted a 4.34 ERA with 6.0 K/9 and 4.1 BB/9 in 64 1/3 innings in the upper minors of San Francisco's system in 2011.

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John Bowman
3 years 9 months ago

Jared Burton has pitched well in the past but missed five months last season with a sore shoulder. So the question is will he start the season with the Twins’ AAA affiliate in Rochester, New York or rehabbing his shoulder at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.