Twins ink P Stauffer

Minneapolis, MN ( – The Minnesota Twins signed pitcher Tim
Stauffer to a one-year contract on Tuesday.

Stauffer, 32, will make $2.2 million next season, according to the Minneapolis
Star Tribune.

The right-hander went 6-2 with a 3.50 earned run average over 44 games (three
starts) last season with the Padres.

Over nine seasons with San Diego, Stauffer has compiled a 32-34 record with a
3.87 ERA and 435 strikeouts in 183 games (73 starts).

Minnesota also outrighted catcher Eric Fryer and outfielder Chris Parmelee to
Triple-A Rochester.