Twins Activate Rookie Graham From DLThe Minnesota Twins activated right-handed reliever J.R. Graham from the disabled list prior to Friday night's game at the Chicago White Sox.
Twins Reliever Blaine Boyer Put On Disabled ListThe Minnesota Twins have placed reliever Blaine Boyer on the 15-day disabled list because of an inflammation in his throwing elbow. The Twins made the move made before the start of a three-game series against Cleveland. Michael Tonkin was recalled from Triple-A Rochester to take Boyer's place in the bullpen.
Twins Put Hughes On DL, With Lower Back InflammationThe Minnesota Twins have made some progress with their starting pitching this year. The rotation is ranked 10th in the American league in ERA, after finishing last each of the previous three seasons. This is still an area of concern, though, with the Twins trying to stay viable in the AL wild card race.
Twins Put Rookie Buxton On DL, With Sprained Left ThumbRookie center fielder Byron Buxton has been put on the 15-day disabled list by the Minnesota Twins because of a sprained left thumb, and one of baseball's best prospects will be out for at least a month.
Twins Place Hicks On 15-Day DL With Right Forearm StrainThe Minnesota Twins announced Sunday that they’ve placed Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain, retroactive to June 13.
Twins Put RHP Stauffer On Disabled List, Call Up PresslyThe Minnesota Twins have put righthander Tim Stauffer on the disabled list with a strained chest muscle and called up righthander Ryan Pressly to replace him.
Twins Put Right-Hander Casey Fien On DL, Recall TonkinThe Minnesota Twins have put right-handed reliever Casey Fien on the disabled list because of a right shoulder strain. Fien was hurt in Wednesday's game against Detroit.
Nolasco Activated By Twins, Starts Vs RoyalsThe Minnesota Twins have activated Ricky Nolasco from the disabled list and put him right back into the rotation. Nolasco was starting Friday night against Kansas City. The right-hander started two games and allowed three runs in 9 1-3 innings during a rehabilitation stint at Class A Cedar Rapids.
Ricky Nolasco Hits DL With Elbow StrainThe Minnesota Twins have placed struggling right-hander Ricky Nolasco on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow. The Twins announced the move on Tuesday, one day after Nolasco left the team in Seattle to return to Minnesota for an examination.
Twins' Mauer Goes On 15-Day DL With Muscle StrainMinnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has gone on the 15-day disabled list after hurting his side in Tuesday night's game against the Kansas City Royals. The Twins said Mauer has a right oblique strain.
Twins Activate Plouffe, Nunez From Disabled List The Minnesota Twins reinstated third baseman Trevor Plouffe and utilityman Eduardo Nunez from the disabled list Monday, putting both of them right back in the lineup for the series opener against Kansas City. Plouffe and Nunez each missed 14 games after their injuries June 14 at Detroit. Plouffe hurt his rib cage, and Nunez, who played in four games on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester, strained his right hamstring. Manager Ron Gardenhire had Plouffe batting sixth and Nunez hitting eighth as the shortstop against the Royals at Target Field.
Twins Activate Plouffe, Nunez From Disabled ListThe Minnesota Twins have reinstated third baseman Trevor Plouffe and utilityman Eduardo Nunez from the disabled list. The moves were made before Monday's game against Kansas City.