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Was it a strange decision, or is he making the best of a bad situation?
The righthander said he didn't want to find himself stuck without a team as spring training approached.
Among other things, Iowa has allowed only 105 points in nine games, fewer than any Division I team except Ohio State and Georgia.
There were reasons for Jake Odorizzi to wait until after next season to test the free-agent market, which could also help the Twins front office in shaping the pitching staff for 2020.
Derek Falvey and Thad Levine, the architects of the Twins' American League Central champions, have agreed to contract extensions to remain in charge of the team's baseball operations.
Rocco Baldelli was honored Tuesday with the American League Manager of the Year Award, becoming the fourth Twins manager and third in the past decade to win the trophy.
Gophers QB Tanner Morgan threw for three TDs and 339 yards.
The Gophers sense a pivotal moment in their football program's history coming on Saturday. In other words, they're hoping this weekend's game does for them what their last meeting did for Penn State.
Pitcher Jake Odorizzi is expected to decline the $17.8 million qualifying offer in favor of seeking a long-term deal. The Twins didn't make offers to five others, including Kyle Gibson.
Nelson Cruz, the veteran designated hitter, set a franchise record for slugging percentage in a big offensive season.