Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Twins signed pitcher Tim Stauffer to a one-year contract on Tuesday.
Stauffer, 32, will make $2.2 million next season, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
The right-hander went 6-2 with a 3.50 earned run average over 44 games (three starts) last season with the Padres.
Over nine seasons with San Diego, Stauffer has compiled a 32-34 record with a 3.87 ERA and 435 strikeouts in 183 games (73 starts).
Minnesota also outrighted catcher Eric Fryer and outfielder Chris Parmelee to Triple-A Rochester.