Kyle Gibson Gets Big Raise To Avoid Arbitration With Twins
Minneapolis, MN -- Pitcher Kyle Gibson got the biggest payday among four arbitration-eligible Minnesota Twins who have signed contracts with the team.
Gibson got a pay hike of nearly 400 percent, to two-point-nine-million dollars, even though his record was just 6-and-11 last season. Other Twin players to sign 2017 contracts were closer Brandon Kintzler, Ryan Pressley and Hector Santiago. The Twins have a projected payroll of 98-million dollars for the upcoming season.
A reminder regarding the Twins Caravan coming to Rochester on Tuesday, January 24th. You'll be able to hear from Twins outfielder Byron Buxton, pitcher Trevor May and broadcaster Kris Atteberry. Stop by KROC during business hours and get your tickets, they're 5 dollars.