The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have agreed to terms with closer Glen Perkins on a new four-year contract extension, covering the 2014-2017 seasons. Perkins, who was under contract through the 2015 season (signed in 2012), will now earn $4.025 million in 2014, $4.65 million in 2015, $6.3 million in 2016 and $6.5 million in 2017. The deal also includes a $6.5 million club option for the 2018 season.
The Minnesota Twins, in conjunction with the Star Tribune and WCCO Radio, today announced plans to honor longtime sports reporter and Minnesota legend Sid Hartman during a special pregame ceremony at Target Field on Sunday, May 18 prior to the 1:10 p.m. matchup against the Seattle Mariners.
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