Bill Smith's Twins free agent signings

  • Updated: November 1, 2011 - 7:28 AM

THERE'S A TREND

History says the Twins aren't likely to make a splash in free agency by signing a star player to a long-term deal. Here are their major league free-agent signings under GM Bill Smith:

Player Date Terms

*Carl Pavano Jan. 19, 2011 two years, $16.5 million

*Jim Thome Jan. 14, 2011 one year, $3 million

Orlando Hudson Feb. 5, 2010 one year, $5 million

Jim Thome Feb. 4, 2010 one year, $1.5 million

*Carl Pavano Dec. 7, 2009 one year, $7 million

Joe Crede Feb. 21, 2009 one year, $2.5 million

Luis Ayala Feb. 18, 2009 one year, $1.3 million

*Nick Punto Dec. 11, 2008 two years, $8.5 million

Livan Hernandez Feb. 12, 2008 one year, $5 million

Mike Lamb Dec. 14, 2007 two years, $6.6 million

Adam Everett Dec. 13, 2007 one year, $2.8 million

*-Player was re-signed after finishing previous season with Twins.

-Pavano re-signed in 2009 after accepting the Twins' offer of arbitration.

 

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Pittsburgh - WP: B. Morris 8 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: S. LeCure 7
Atlanta 0 Postponed
Philadelphia 0
Chicago Cubs 0 Postponed
NY Yankees 0
Tampa Bay 0 Postponed
Baltimore 0
Cleveland 0 Postponed
Detroit 0
Washington - LP: S. Strasburg 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: T. Koehler 11
Pittsburgh - LP: G. Cole 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - WP: M. Leake 7
Seattle - LP: B. Beavan 0 FINAL
Texas - WP: R. Ross Jr. 5
St. Louis - WP: S. Miller 6 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: M. Estrada 1
Boston - LP: B. Badenhop 1 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: D. Webb 2
Kansas City - WP: Y. Ventura 4 FINAL
Houston - LP: L. Harrell 2
Toronto - WP: A. Loup 9 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes 3
NY Mets - WP: J. Mejia 9 FINAL
Arizona - LP: B. Arroyo 0
Oakland - WP: J. Johnson 10 FINAL
LA Angels - LP: Y. Herrera 9
Colorado - WP: J. Nicasio 3 FINAL
San Diego - LP: R. Erlin 2
Los Angeles - LP: B. League 2 FINAL
San Francisco - WP: Y. Petit 3
New York 109 FINAL
Brooklyn 98
Denver 105 FINAL
LA Clippers 117
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