Twins agree to terms with ex-Tigers fireballer Joel Zumaya

MLB.com is reporting that former Tigers reliever Joel Zumaya has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Twins. The incentive-laden one-year contract is reportedly worth between $800,000 and $1.7 million.
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MLB.com is reporting that former Tigers reliever Joel Zumaya has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Twins. The incentive-laden one-year contract is reportedly worth between $800,000 and $1.7 million.

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