Twins Sign Outfielder Josh Willingham

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0  Updated at 7:02 pm, December 15th, 2011 By: ABC Digital
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Oakland Athletics/MLB(MINNEAPOLIS) — Free agent outfielder Josh Willingham has agreed to a three-year deal with the Minnesota Twins worth $21 million.

The 32-year-old Willingham spent last season with the Oakland Athletics, where he batted .246 with 29 home runs and 98 RBI’s in 136 games.

The Twins will look to the power-hitting righty to diversify a lineup that is left-handed heavy with Denard Span, Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau.

Willingham was originally drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 17th round of the 2000 MLB Draft.

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