Former Minnesota Twin starting pitcher Scott Aldred, was recently inducted into the Greater Flint (MI) Sports Hall of Fame. He was 8-15 in two seasons with the Twins, including 2-10 in 1997. Aldred is currently the pitching coach of the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
The Twins released right-handed pitcher Bobby Keppel and signed Clay Condrey, another righty. Condrey has a career 18-12 record with a 4.10 ERA. Keppel immediately signed with the Nippon Ham Fighters of the Japanese Pacific League.
The Cleveland Indians signed infielder Mark Grudzielanek to a minor league contract. He played 11 games in the Twins farm system in 2009, before being released.
The New York Mets have signed former Twins knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, 35, to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Dickey was 1-1 with a 4.62 earned run average for the Twins in 2009.
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