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Twins fans meet Pineda, but have to wait to see him pitch

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Michael Pineda is hard to miss, even when he's not throwing 95 mph fastballs. The Minnesota Twins won't witness any of those heaters for a while, but they're still pleased to have the 6-foot-7 right-hander in-house until he's ready.

Pineda was introduced to his new fans at Twins Fest on Saturday after agreeing to a $10 million, two-year deal last month, though he's still recovering from Tommy John surgery and is unlikely to pitch again until at least late this season.

Indeed, Minnesota's first major move this winter was mostly about 2019.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Mauer.305
HR: B. Dozier34
RBI: B. Dozier93
SB: B. Buxton29
W: E. Santana16
ERA: E. Santana3.28
Saves: M. Belisle9
K: E. Santana167
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 10260.630-
Y-Minnesota 8577.52517
Kansas City 8082.49422
Chi White Sox 6795.41435
Detroit 6498.39538
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .260 (9)
Runs: 815 (7)
Hits: 1443 (10)
Home Runs: 206 (16)
Stolen Bases: 95 (9)
OBP: .334 (6)
SLG: .434 (11)
Total Bases: 2409 (9)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.59 (19)
Runs Allowed: 788 (19)
Saves: 42 (12)
Strikeouts: 1166 (29)
OpBA: .266 (26)
OBP: .330 (16)
SLG: .446 (24)
Run Support: 5.11 (5)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/19 J. Curtis Signed to a Minor League Contract
1/15 B. Boshers Designated for Assignment
1/15 J. Morneau Retired
1/15 A. Reed Signed as Free Agent (two-year contract)
1/12 E. Adrianza Signed ( 2018)(avoids arbitration)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/5 J. Chargois off 60-day DL
8/30 B. Buxton Undisclosed (day-to-day)
8/24 J. Castro off 10-day DL
8/20 M. Sanó off 10-day DL
8/18 R. Grossman off 10-day DL
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