24-year-old Jhoan Manuel Durán was born on January 8, 1998, and is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball.
Durán joined the Arizona Diamondbacks as an international free agent in December 2014. He made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer League’s Diamondbacks in 2015.
He pitched for the Arizona League Diamondbacks and the Missoula Osprey in 2016, and the Arizona League Diamondbacks and the Hillsboro Hops in 2017. He made his debut with the Kane County Cougars in 2018.
On July 27, 2018, the Diamondbacks traded Durán, Gabriel Maciel, and Ernie De La Trinidad to the Minnesota Twins for Eduardo Escobar. Durán started his Twins career with the Cedar Rapids Kernels. He started 2019 with the Fort Myers Miracle.
Durán was added to the Twins 40-man roster on November 20, 2019. He did not play a minor league game in 2020 since the season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On June 21, 2021, Durán was shut down by Minnesota due to an elbow strain.
Jhoan Duran signed a 1 year / $700,000 contract with the Minnesota Twins, including $700,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $700,000. In 2022, Duran will earn a base salary of $700,000, while carrying a total salary of $700,000.