• Twins sign reliever Burton for 2 years, $5.5M

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Dec 6, 2012
    The Twins signed reliever Jared Burton to a contract extension on Thursday. Burton, 31, had an impressive 2012 campaign with the Twins after signing a Minor League contract before the season. Burton will make $2.05 million in 2013 and $3.25 million in 2014. Burton, who was coming off shoulder problems while with the Reds, was able to remain healthy throughout the season and reached a career high in appearances with 64. The Twins hold a $3.6 million option for 2015 with a $200,000 buyout. He was eligible f...

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