The Minnesota Twins didn't tender left-handed reliever Jose Mijares a contract Monday, thus sending him into free-agency. Mijares' ERA increased every season during his four years in Minnesota. The Twins did tender contract offers to Francisco Liriano, Glen Perkins and Alexi Casilla.
Twins sign deals with left-handers Liriano and Perkins
On the last day to swap salary figures, the Twins agreed to terms with starter Francisco Liriano and reliever Glen Perkins -- who avoided arbitration. Liriano comes back with $5.5 million, Perkins with $1.55 million. Both deals are for one year. The team could not reach terms with Alexi Casilla, who is also eligible for arbitration.