Twins sign infielders Jonathan Schoop, Ronald Torreyes

Twins Sign Free Agents Schoop Torreyes to 1 Year Deals

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's deal would allow him to earn a $100,000 performance bonus for reaching 600 plate appearances, plus additional award bonuses.

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed infielder Ronald Torreyes to a one-year contact.

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The Twins traded Dozier, 31, to the Los Angeles Dodgers at the trade deadline. But he slumped last season and was traded to Milwaukee.

Torreyes, 26, can play second base, third base and shortstop, but he hasn't done much offensively in parts of 4 seasons in the big leagues. He became a free agent when the Brewers decided not to tender him a contract.

Though he's coming off a down season in which he hit a combined.233/.266/.416, Schoop, 27, has blasted 110 home runs in his career, including 78 over the past three seasons. The Athletic first reported the discussions with Schoop, who was an All-Star with Baltimore in 2017 when he hit a career-high 32 home runs.

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