Twins reach agreement on one-year contracts with Liriano and Perkins

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have agreed to terms with left-handed pitchers Francisco Liriano and Glen Perkins on one-year contracts, avoiding arbitration.  Liriano will earn $5.5 million in 2012, while Perkins will earn $1.55 million.

The only player eligible for arbitration who remains unsigned is infielder Alexi Casilla.  Casilla has filed his arbitration figure at $1.75 million, while the Twins have offered $1.065 million.  Last season, Casilla was paid $865,000.