Advertisement

Twins sign reliever Cody Allen

Twins sign reliever Cody Allen

June 22, 2019 09:59 PM

The Minnesota Twins have signed reliever Cody Allen to a minor-league contract, taking a crack at the former Cleveland Indians closer who was let go last week by the Los Angeles Angels.
  
Allen signed a one-year, $8.5 million deal in January with the Angels, who released the right-hander with a 6.26 ERA and nine homers allowed in 23 innings . He had four saves.
  
The 30-year-old became the all-time leader for the Indians with 149 career saves, but he struggled last season with a 4.70 ERA and five blown saves in his last 19 appearances. Allen had five straight seasons of a sub-3.00 ERA from 2013-17.
  
Twins relievers have a collective 4.47 ERA, ranking 16th in the major leagues.

Advertisement

Connect with KSTP


Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.

Credits

Associated Press

(Copyright 2019 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertisement

Lakeland City Council strips mayor of some powers

St. Paul Public Schools settles lawsuit for $525,000 with former teacher

Thunderstorms, scattered showers expected Wednesday

2 Clayton School District students killed in Polk County crash

Man accused of abducting children in Cottage Grove pleads guilty

BCA identifies officer involved in fatal St. Paul shooting

Advertisement