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Matt Guerrier returns to the majors with the Twins

May 8, 2014, 2:08 PM EST

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Matt Guerrier had the ability to opt-out of his minor-league contract tomorrow, so the Twins decided to call up the veteran reliever for a reunion.

Guerrier spent 2004-2010 in Minnesota as one of the better setup men in the league and then left for the Dodgers as a free agent. He’s struggled with injuries in recent years, but when healthy enough to pitch has remained a relatively decent middle reliever.

He didn’t pitch particularly well at Triple-A and at age 35 it’s possible Guerrier is just about finished, but the Twins have reunited with several just-about-finished players this season and he’ll probably get an extended opportunity.

  1. dluxxx - May 8, 2014 at 3:13 PM

    His first inning started pretty nice, but he ended up giving up a run. We’ll see how it goes, but I’m not overly optimistic.

  2. strictlythedanks - May 8, 2014 at 4:57 PM

    Always was a big fan

  3. moogro - May 9, 2014 at 3:24 AM

    Often really interesting to watch what he got to work. Seemed unique.

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