FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Correa has declared the postseason “his time,” and the Minnesota Twins hope all that October experience can turn around the fortunes of a snake-bitten franchise.

The former Houston Astros star tugged on a Twins’ No. 4 jersey and was formally introduced Wednesday, five days after agreeing to a $105.3 million, three-year contract that includes opt-outs after the first and second seasons.

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The Twins have famously lost 18 straight playoff games since their last October victory in 2004.

Correa has played 79 postseason games and won a World Series in 2017. He says he wants to build a “championship culture” in Minnesota.

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