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Twins' Parker returns from paternity list

July 12, 2019

The Twins have reinstated right-handed pitcher Blake Parker from the paternity list. This season, Parker has recorded 10 saves with a 3.77 ERA (31.0 IP, 13 ER) and 29 strikeouts. Parker will take the 25-man roster spot of left-handed pitcher Devin Smeltzer, who was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Sunday.

The Twins have reinstated right-handed pitcher Blake Parker from the paternity list. This season, Parker has recorded 10 saves with a 3.77 ERA (31.0 IP, 13 ER) and 29 strikeouts.

Parker will take the 25-man roster spot of left-handed pitcher Devin Smeltzer, who was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Sunday. Smeltzer appeared on Sunday vs. Texas, allowing one run on five hits in 4.1 innings of relief.