Giants sign Kevin Correia to minor-league deal

Wednesday April 8th, 2015

The San Francisco Giants Tuesday signed Kevin Correia to a minor league deal, according to a report Andrew Baggarly that was later verified by CBS Sports. 

The 33-year-old is likely to begin the season in extended spring training before being assigned to Triple A Sacramento.

Correia had previously pitched in spring training with the Seattle Mariners, who released him on March 30. 

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Correia spent time in 2014 with the Minnesota Twins and the Los Angeles Dodgers. He went 7-17 with a combined 5.44 ERA over 26 starts.

The financial details of Tuesday's contract were not disclosed. Correia had previously signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the Twins that expired at the end of last season. 

The signing signals Correia's possible return to a Giants uniform. San Francisco drafted him in the fourth round of the 2002 MLB draft, and Correia spent his first six major league seasons with the team. 

- Will Green

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