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Ryan Doumit, Twins agree on deal

Updated: November 18, 2011, 6:18 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Free agent catcher Ryan Doumit has reached an agreement on a one-year, $3 million contract with the Minnesota Twins, said his agent, Paul Cobbe.

Doumit, 30, is a career .271 hitter in seven seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Doumit missed two months after suffering a fractured left ankle in a home-plate collision with Carlos Pena of the Chicago Cubs in late May.

Doumit is expected to back up Joe Mauer at catcher in Minnesota. He's also expected to spend time at DH and ...

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