Twins pick up Kubel's $5.25 million option for 2011, decline Punto's
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Let the roster maneuvering begin.
Despite hitting 21 home runs and driving in 92, Kubel, 28, suffered through the worst full offensive season of his career, hitting .249/.323/.427.
Punto, who turns 34 next week, spent almost the entire month of August, and half of September, on the disabled list with hamstring issues. He finished the season hitting .238/.313/.302 in 288 plate appearances.