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Twins sign Matt Belisle to one-year contract

Byung Ho Park designated for assignment

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed right-handed pitcher Matt Belisle to a one-year contract worth $2,050,000. The 36-year-old spent 2016 with the Washington Nationals, appearing in 40 games, posting a 1.76 ERA (46.0 IP, 9 ER) with seven walks and 32 strikeouts.

The Austin, Texas native has a career record of 49-55 with a 4.20 ERA (834.0 IP, 389 ER), 205 walks and 632 strikeouts in 598 games (44 starts) with Cincinnati, Colorado, St. Louis and Washington.

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed right-handed pitcher Matt Belisle to a one-year contract worth $2,050,000. The 36-year-old spent 2016 with the Washington Nationals, appearing in 40 games, posting a 1.76 ERA (46.0 IP, 9 ER) with seven walks and 32 strikeouts.

The Austin, Texas native has a career record of 49-55 with a 4.20 ERA (834.0 IP, 389 ER), 205 walks and 632 strikeouts in 598 games (44 starts) with Cincinnati, Colorado, St. Louis and Washington.

To make room for Belisle on the 40-man roster, the Twins have designated first baseman/designated hitter Byung Ho Park for release or assignment. Park appeared in 62 games for the Twins last season.

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