Former major leaguers Gregorio Petit and Brock Stassi were signed to minor league contracts by the Twins on Thursday.
The Twins also re-signed Brazilian infielder Leonardo Reginatto.
Petit, a 32-year-old infielder, hit .260 with four home runs in 76 games last season split between Class AAA Buffalo and Class A Dunedin. A Venezuelan, he played in 171 major league games with Oakland, Houston, the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels and been with eight organizations in the past 14 seasons. Petit (pictured) was last in the big leagues in 2016.
Stassi, 28, is a first baseman who played 51 games for the Phillies last season. He hit .167 with two home runs in 51 games for Philadelphia, and spent the remainder of 2017 with Class AAA Lehigh Valley and Class AA Reading. The Phillies drafted him in the 33rd round in 2011 out of Nevada-Reno.
Reginatto, 27, spent last season with Class AAA Rochester, hitting .303 with three home runs in 86 games. He is seeking to become the sixth Brazilian in the major leagues, following Yan Gomes, Andre Rienzo, Paulo Orlando, Thyago Vieira and Luiz Gohara.
Petit photo courtesy Los Angeles Times