Twins To Sign Alex Colome

The Twins are signing free-agent reliever Alex Colome to a one-year deal, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. The contract includes a $5MM salary for 2021 and an option. In all, it’s a $6.25MM guarantee, per Mark Feinsand of MLB.com.

Source: Twins To Sign Alex Colome – MLB Trade Rumors

Interesting why White Sox didn’t sign him.  Here’s his career.

Alex Colome 2013-2020

Year Rank WAA TeamID Pos  
2013 XXXXX 0.61 TBA PITCH  
2014 XXXXX 0.59 TBA PITCH  
2015 XXXXX 0.00 TBA PITCH  
2016 +091+ 3.09 TBA PITCH  
2017 XXXXX 1.72 TBA PITCH  
2018 +195+ 0.00 TBA PITCH  
2018 +195+ 1.74 SEA PITCH  
2019 +131+ 2.56 CHA PITCH  
2020 +057+ 1.85 CHA PITCH  
TOTAL XXXXX 12.16      

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His 2020 season was pretty good for a relief pitcher despite what WAR said.  $5M isn’t bad for a top tier reliever.  We’ll see how this acquisition pays off for the Twins as this season unfolds.