Twins avoid arbitration with 4 players 14 Jan 17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins agreed to one-year contracts with starting pitchers Kyle Gibson and Hector Santiago and closer Brandon Kintzler on Friday while avoiding arbitration with their four remaining eligible players. Santiago agreed to a one-year, $8 million deal, Gibson got $2.9 million and Kintzler got $2,925,000 million. Reliever Ryan Pressly also agreed to a one-year deal for $1,175,000.