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MINNEAPOLIS -- A person familiar with the negotiations says Torii Hunter has agreed to a $10.5 million, one-year contract to return to the Minnesota Twins.
The person spoke Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet been announced.
A five-time All-Star outfielder who turns 40 in July, Hunter became a star with the Twins from 1997-07 before signing a $90 million, five-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels. He then signed a $26 million, two-year deal with Detroit.
Hunter's salary matches the average of former Twin Michael Cuddyer in his $21 million, two-year deal with the New York Mets.
Hunter's agreement was first reported by USA Today.