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Michael Tonkin | Relief Pitcher | #59

Team: International Player
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/19/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'7" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 30 (0) / MIN
Contract: view contract details
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Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that the Twins have sold Michael Tonkin to the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in Japan.
Tonkin has agreed to a two-year, $2.1 million contract with the Fighters and will serve as their closer, per Berardino's sources. The 27-year-old right-hander wasn't going to be guaranteed a spot in the Minnesota bullpen for 2018 after posting a rough 5.14 ERA and 1.62 WHIP over 21 innings this season, so he did pretty well for himself here. Tue, Nov 7, 2017 07:52:00 PM

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Career Stats
YearTMGGSWLSVHOLDIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
2013MIN90000011.196131000.791.06
2014MIN250000419231310616004.741.53
2015MIN260000523.12199919003.471.29
2016MIN650320271.28046402480005.021.45
2017MIN1600100212215121224005.141.62
Career Totals:141033011146.1155897254149004.471.44

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
1B1Darin Ruf
3B1Adonis Garcia
CF1Jared Hoying
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Anthony Ranaudo
2Andrew Albers
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Arquimedes Caminero
2Wei-Chung Wang
3Spencer Patton
4Phil Klein
5Leonel Campos
6Lisalverto Bonilla
7Matt Carasiti