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  • Twins sign Korean first baseman Byung-ho Park to four-year deal

    Chris Cwik at Big League Stew5 hrs ago

    Power gets paid on the free-agent market. While the game has changed since the steroid era, it's clear that the long ball still reigns supreme. Problem is, not every team can afford to pay for elite power on the market. Some clubs, like the Minnesota Twins, have to find more creative, cheaper ways to bring in sluggers. 

    Enter Byung-ho Park. The 29-year-old Korean first baseman inked a four-year, $12 million deal with the Twins on Tuesday, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports. Minnesota won the rights to negotiate with Park by submitting a $12.85 million bid via the Korean Baseball Organization's posting system.

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