Jhoan Manuel Durán, a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball, was born on January 8, 1998. He is 6 feet 5 inches tall.
Durán signed as an international free agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks in December 2014. In 2015, he made his professional debut with the Diamondbacks of the Dominican Summer League.
In 2016, he was a member of the Arizona League Diamondbacks and the Missoula Osprey, and in 2017, he was a member of the Arizona League Diamondbacks and the Hillsboro Hops. In 2018, he began his career with the Kane County Cougars.
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.