Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/23/11
The Minnesota Twins announced Wednesday they plan to offer arbitration to outfielders Jason Kubel and Michael Cuddyer while declining to make an offer to pitcher Matt Capps.

Cuddyer is a Type A free agent, meaning the Twins will receive a pair of compensatory draft picks if he declines arbitration and signs on somewhere else.

The 32-year-old batted .284 with 20 home runs and 70 RBIs in 529 at-bats last season.

Kubel is a Type B player, which would result in the Twins receiving a sandwich pick if he bolts the club.

Kubel hit .273 with 12 homers and 58 RBIs over 401 at-bats in 2011.

Capps struggled this past season, posting a 4.25 ERA with just 34 strikeouts over 65 2/3 innings.
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