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Major League Baseball hot stove: Twins to sign Schoop to 1-year deal

09 December 2018

With Ken Rosenthal reporting that the Twins are working on a one-year $7 million deal with Jonathan Schoop, Torreyes will likely compete with Ehire Adrianza for utility infield time around the field. Schoop made $8.5 million in 2018.

For his career, Schoop has hit.258 with 110 home runs and 333 RBI's.

As for Schoop, he split last season with the Baltimore Orioles and Milwaukee Brewers and batted.233 with 21 homers and 61 RBIs in 131 games.

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"Look, it was a bad deal, and that's on me", Brewers general manager David Stearns said after Schoop was let go.

Torreyes, 26, can play second base, shortstop and third base. Nick Gordon, the fifth overall pick in the 2014 draft, struggled at Triple-A a year ago but could be ready for his debut soon.

The Minnesota Twins announced the signing of infielder Ronald Torreyes to a Major League contract.

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Torreyes, 26, played 41 games with the New York Yankees last season, hitting.280 (28-for-100) with seven doubles, one triple, seven RBI, nine runs scored and a.294 on-base percentage.

The Twins began their infield remake last month by claiming first baseman C.J. Cron off waivers from Tampa Bay and then reaching agreement on a $4.8 million, one-year contract.

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Major League Baseball hot stove: Twins to sign Schoop to 1-year deal