Twins Bolster Bullpen, Sign Clippard, Bring Back Romo
The Minnesota Twins have agreed to deals with two right-handed relievers, Sergio Romo and Tyler Clippard.
Romo is guaranteed $5 million on a contract that comes with a club option for 2021. He joined the team last July in a trade with San Francisco. He had a 3.18 ERA in 22-plus innings.
Clippard gets a $2.75 million, one-year deal. He posted a 2.90 ERA in 62 innings for division rival Cleveland in 2019. The Twins had a 4.17 relief ERA last season, ranking 10th in the major leagues.
The Twins open the 2020 season March 26th at Oakland.