Iglesias, 27, is signed for the next three seasons at a total of $14.5 million, though he can choose to opt out in any season in which he is eligible for arbitration. This past season, he finished with a 2.49 ERA, 28 saves, and a 92/27 K/BB ratio over 76 innings.
The Twins’ bullpen combined for a 4.40 ERA, the 22nd-worst mark out of 30 teams during the 2017 regular season. The bullpen’s collective strikeout rate, 19.8 percent, was second-lowest in baseball and the ‘pen combined to allow 83 home runs, the fifth-highest total. Adding Iglesias, or a similarly skilled reliever, would go a long way towards creating stability.