Advertisement

Twins Add Two Veteran Pitchers

Twins Add Two Veteran Pitchers

March 17, 2017 11:12 AM

Right-handers right-handers Ryan Vogelsong and Nick Tepesch have agreed to minor league contracts with the Minnesota Twins, adding two veterans to the competition for spots in a rotation that was among the major leagues' worst last season.

Tepesch made 39 starts for Texas with a 4.56 ERA during the 2013-14 seasons before trouble with his elbow, shoulder and neck sidelined him in 2015. He pitched primarily in the minors in 2016.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

Vogelsong pitched as a starter and a reliever for Pittsburgh last year, logging 82-plus innings and a 4.81 ERA. He was an All-Star for San Francisco in 2011 and won World Series titles with the Giants in 2012 and 2014 and has a 2.92 ERA in 37 career postseason innings.

Both will attend big league spring training as part of the agreements announced Wednesday.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

KSTP

Copyright 2017 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

City Council Considers BYOB to a Minneapolis Park

New reward to find hit and run driver who killed Barbara Mahigel

Family of Hit-and-Run Victim Hopeful New Reward Will Lead to Arrest

Minnesota Plans to Update Emergency Alert System

Orlando Ramos

Candidate for Saint Paul Schools Superintendent Drops Out

Gov. Dayton Proposes $175 Million for Pre-K in Minnesota

Sour Grapes? Minnesota Wineries Sue State, Hoping to Overturn Law

Advertisement