Play Fantasy The Most Award Winning Fantasy game with real time scoring, top expert analysis, custom settings, and more. Play Now
Blog Entry

Pavano, Twins finally complete deal

Posted on: January 19, 2011 7:25 pm
Edited on: January 19, 2011 7:26 pm
 
Carl Pavano
As expected, Carl Pavano will return to the Twins, as the two sides finally consummated a two-year deal worth $16.5 million.

Pavano held out a long time hoping to get a three-year deal, but at age 35 apparently couldn't find any takers. His signing removes the last front-line starter from the free-agent market. The Nationals, Rangers, Pirates and Mariners were rumored to have interest at various points, but in recent weeks it has been apparent he was headed back to the Twin Cities.

Pavano went 17-11 with a 3.75 ERA and a, ERA+ of 111 -- the third-best of his 12-year career. Since being traded from Cleveland to Minnesota late in the 2009 season, he is 22-15 with a 3.97 ERA.

-- David Andriesen

For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow @cbssportsmlb on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS feed.


Category: MLB
Comments

Since: Apr 25, 2007
Posted on: January 19, 2011 8:12 pm
 

Pavano, Twins finally complete deal

what's the matter slammin? parents didn't love you?

quit your lamea$$ senseless whining and get a life!




Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: January 19, 2011 7:52 pm
 

Pavano, Twins finally complete deal

Nothing like an un-motivated Pavano the pussy lobbin meatballs for the Twinkies.  I am suprised some other team didn`t throw more at him based on the stats pitching in a homerless domeless Target field. It`s nice to see the cheap skate Twinkies keep a guy without giving him a 3rd or 4th year.  Sorry Carl the Gil Meche contract days are over...for now. Go win that powerhouse AL Central!   


The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not reflect the views of CBS Sports or CBSSports.com