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Twins finalize deals with Pelfrey, Suzuki


The Minnesota Twins signed right-handed pitcher Mike Pelfrey and catcher Kurt Suzuki to contracts Monday.

The deals were agreed upon last week. Pelfrey signed a two-year, $11 million deal. Suzuki signed a one-year, $2.75 million contract.

Pelfrey was 5-13 with a 5.19 ERA in 29 starts this year. He joins Ricky Nolasco, Kevin Correia and Phil Hughes in the rotation. The Twins will fill the fifth spot in spring training.

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