MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins have added another arm to their 2013 starting rotation.
The Twins signed free agent right-hander Kevin Correia to a two-year deal worth 10 million, the team announced Thursday. Correia is due to make 4.5 million in 2013 and 5.5 million in 2014.
The 32-year-old Correia has spent 10 seasons in the majors, most recently with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2011 and 2012. He was a fourth-round pick by the San Francisco Giants in 2002. Correia made his major league debut in 2003 with the Giants and also spent 2010-11 with the San Diego Padres.
In 32 games (28 starts) with Pittsburgh last season, Correia was 12-11 with a 4.21 ERA. He struck out 89 batters and walked 46 in 171 innings. Correia was an All-Star with the Pirates in 2011 when he was 12-11 with a 4.79 ERA. At the 2011 All-Star break, Correia was 11-7 with a 4.01 ERA in 19 starts.
With the addition of Correia, the Twins now have three starters penciled into the rotation for next season, including l...