Twins sign ex-Pirate Kevin Correia


The Twins have agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with free agent starter Kevin Correia.

The righthander -- an All-Star in 2011 -- went 12-11 with a 4.21 ERA with the Pirates last season.

After looking at Correia's numbers -- and the multi-year deal he wrangled -- the early reviews aren't encouraging.

At TwinsDaily.com, blogger Nick Nelson calls the move "depressing."

Blogger Aaron Gleeman agrees, saying "a two-year commitment at $5 million per seasons seems awfully silly."

His colleague, John Bonnes, says Correia's ERA over the last two years "is 4.49 and that’s pitching in the National League."

On Twitter, the response is just as rough:

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