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Twins reinstate Max Kepler from injured list

Brent Rooker Placed on Injured List with a Fractured Right Forearm
September 13, 2020

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated outfielder Max Kepler from the 10-day Injured List after missing nine games with a left adductor strain, an injury he suffered running the bases on September 2 vs. Chicago-AL. Kepler played in 35 games this season, hitting

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated outfielder Max Kepler from the 10-day Injured List after missing nine games with a left adductor strain, an injury he suffered running the bases on September 2 vs. Chicago-AL.

Kepler played in 35 games this season, hitting .220 (27-for-123) with five doubles, seven home runs, 18 RBI, 18 runs scored, 17 walks, a .322 on-base percentage and a .753 OPS.

To make room for Kepler on the 28-man roster, the Twins have placed outfielder Brent Rooker on the 10-day Injured List. Rooker, who was hit by a pitch in the fourth inning of last night’s against Cleveland, played in seven games for the Twins, going 6-for-19 (.316) with two doubles, one home run and five RBI. The 25-year-old rookie hit safely in each of his last six games prior to the injury.