Twins To Sign Deduno, Vasquez

The Twins have agreed to sign Sam Deduno and Esmerling Vasquez to minor league contracts, Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Both pitchers were outrighted off of Minnesota's 40-man roster in recent weeks.

Deduno, 29, started 15 games for the Twins this past season, posting a 4.44 ERA with 6.5 K/9 and 6.0 BB/9 in 79 innings. The right-hander also has some MLB experience with the Rockies and Padres. Vasquez, 28, started six games for the Twins in 2012, posting a 5.68 ERA with 4.0 K/9 and 5.4 BB/9 in 31 2/3 innings. The Twins claimed him off of waivers from Arizona in September of 2011.

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3 Comments on "Twins To Sign Deduno, Vasquez"

2 years 9 months ago

Pretty predictable but low risk moves. Nothing to see here.

D.J. Wilson
2 years 9 months ago

Two of my old buddies I knew from Minor League ball…right on!!

Aidan Smith
2 years 9 months ago

Sam Deduno had a good year, I could see him breaking out given the right circumstances