MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have
agreed to terms with catcher Mike Redmond on a two-year contract extension with a club
option for 2009.
Redmond, 35, is batting .333 (38-114) with eight doubles and 14 rbi in 29 games this
season. Since signing with the Twins as a free agent prior to the 2005 season, Redmond has
played in 74 games, batting .321 (84-262) with 17 doubles, one homer and 40 rbi.
Redmond has a 1.000 (466 TC, 0 E) fielding percentage since the beginning of 2005
and has thrown out 6 of 16 (38%) runners attempting to steal this season and 134 of 398
(34%) in his career.
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