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The Minnesota Twins signed Jeff Clement to a minor league contract. Clement used to be a top level catching prospect for the Seattle Mariners but never produced at the major league level.
Clement spent last season at Triple-A with Pittsburgh. He finished his season there with a .276/.340/.486 line with 16 homers and 57 RBI. During 23 games at the big league level Clement hit just .136 and produced no extra base hits.
While Clement appeared to have a good season at Triple-A he will only be another name on the depth chart in Minnesota.
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Next week, Minnesota Twins prospect Kyle Gibson will leave Fort Myers, Fla., for a weeklong mission trip in the Dominican Republic. After that, the 25-year-old right-hander will spend as much time with his family as he can this offseason and take his mind off of baseball, at least for a little while.
After all, this upcoming spring will be a big one for Gibson.
The Minnesota Twins...
There’s a growing sense within the Minnesota Twins
organization that free agent-right hander Brett Myers could be a good fit,
reports Joe Christensen of the Star Tribune.
"They're interested, or perhaps even very
interested," Myers’ agent Craig Landis said. "And that's about as far
as we are right now."
While he pitched as a...
MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins signed infielder Jeff Clement, a former No. 3 overall pick, to a minor league contract Monday. The contract includes an invite to major league spring training.
Clement, 29, was the third overall pick in the 2005 draft when the Seattle Mariners took him after Justin Upton and Alex Gordon. But since then, Clement has played in just 152 major league...
The Minnesota Twins have signed first baseman Jeff Clement to a minor league contract.