Twins agree to one-year deal with Adrianza

Twins agree to one-year deal with Adrianza

The Minnesota Twins and infielder Ehire Adrianza avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.6 million deal on Monday.

The deal amounts to a $300,000 raise for the 30-year-old Adrianza.

Adrianza batted .272 with five homers and 22 RBIs in 83 games last season. The versatile Adrianza received playing time at six positions — third base, shortstop, first base, second base, right field and left field.

Overall, Adrianza has a .248 career average with 16 homers and 111 RBIs in 421 games with the San Francisco Giants (2013-16) and Twins.