By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Twins are reportedly bringing back designated hitter Nelson Cruz for at least one more season.

ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports that the 40-year-old free agent is coming back after he and the team agreed to a one-year contract worth $13 million.

READ MORE: Vaccine Doubts Fuel Dr. Scott Jensen's Rise In Minnesota Governor Race

It means Cruz will be entering his third year with the reigning AL Central champions. He was a big reason for the team’s success, batting .308 with 57 home runs in his two years with the team.

READ MORE: 'Perfect Timing To Go': MEA Marking One Of The Busiest Travel Weekends Of The Fall

RELATED: Twins’ Baldelli To Cruz: ‘We’d Love To See You In Spring’

Read more on CBS Sports.

MORE NEWS: A Ride-Along With Minneapolis Police Shows How Staffing Shortages Have Officers Stretched Thin