Sources: Twins try to keep Carl Pavano
But the signs continue to point toward him returning to Minnesota, where he revived his career after an unsuccessful four-year stint with the Yankees.
Pavano, 34, has a 97-89 career record with a 4.34 ERA in 12 seasons with Montreal, Florida, the Yankees, Cleveland and Minnesota.
Jerry Crasnick covers Major League Baseball for ESPN.com.
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