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Twins recall Stewart from Triple-A Rochester

Magill designated for release or assignment
July 18, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Kohl Stewart from Triple-A Rochester. Stewart, who will be in his fifth stint with the Twins this season, appeared in four games with Minnesota, going 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA (17.1 IP, 8 ER), five

Twins reinstate Cron and Rosario from injured list

Buxton placed on injured list and Morin designated for release or assignment
July 16, 2019

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated first baseman C.J. Cron and outfielder Eddie Rosario from the 10-day Injured List. Cron, who missed the Twins last five games with right thumb inflammation, is hitting .266 (80-for-301) with 18 doubles, 17 home runs, 54 RBI, 23 walks and an

Minnesota Twins Homestand Highlights Tuesday, July 16 - Wednesday, July 24

Twins vs. New York Mets, Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees
July 15, 2019

The American League Central Division-leading Minnesota Twins will open up their second-half home schedule with a nine-game, three-series homestand at Target Field against the New York Mets (tomorrow-Wednesday), Oakland Athletics (Thursday-Sunday) and New York Yankees (July 22-24). TICKET AVAILABILTY Tickets are available for all nine games of the homestand and

Twins reinstate Odorizzi from Injured List

Mejía Designated for Release or Assignment
July 13, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Jake Odorizzi from the 10-day Injured List. The 2019 American League All-Star missed the Twins last six games due to a right middle finger blister. In 17 starts this season, Odorizzi has gone 10-4 with

Twins reinstate Parker from Paternity List

Smeltzer Optioned to Triple-A Rochester
July 12, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they 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

Twins recall Smeltzer, Cave from Triple-A Rochester

Stewart optioned to Rochester; Wade Jr. placed on injured list
July 7, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Devin Smeltzer and outfielder Jake Cave from Triple-A Rochester. Smeltzer has made two starts for the Twins this season, posting a 3.65 ERA (12.1 IP, 5 ER) with three walks and nine strikeouts. Cave is

Twins place Cron on injured list

July 6, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed first baseman C.J. Cron on the 10-day Injured List with right thumb inflammation. Cron has played in 78 games for the Twins, hitting .266 (80-for-301) with 18 doubles, 17 home runs, 54 RBI and a .821 OPS.

Twins place Parker on Paternity List

Stewart Recalled from Triple-A Rochester
July 5, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Blake Parker on the Paternity List. Parker has appeared in 32 games, going 1-2 with a 3.77 ERA (31.0 IP, 13 ER), 13 walks, 29 strikeouts and 10 saves. To replace Parker on the 25-man

Twins place Jake Odorizzi on the Injured List

Littell recalled from Triple-A Rochester
July 3, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Jake Odorizzi on the 10-day Injured List with a blister on his right middle finger, an injury he suffered last night vs. the Oakland Athletics. Odorizzi, who was named to the American League All-Star team this week,

Twins return Mejía from rehab assignment, reinstate from injured list 

Thorpe Optioned to Rochester, Torreyes Outrighted
July 2, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have returned left-handed pitcher Adalberto Mejía from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 60-day Injured List. Mejía, 26, who missed the Twins’ last 56 games with a right calf strain, has allowed 12 runs (11 earned) with

Twins Reinstate Buxton, Gonzalez From Injured List 

Cave, Wade Jr. Optioned to Rochester
June 29, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated outfielder Byron Buxton and infielder/outfielder Marwin Gonzalez from the 10-day Injured List. Buxton, who missed the Twins last 13 games with a right wrist contusion, is hitting .266 (55-for-207) in 65 games this season, with 21 doubles,

Twins place Rosario on injured list

Adrianza activated, Littell optioned to Triple-A Rochester and Thorpe recalled
June 28, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Eddie Rosario on the 10-day Injured List with a left ankle sprain (retro to June 27). Rosario is hitting .282 (87-for-308) with 14 doubles, 20 home runs, 60 RBI, 51 runs scored and an .841 OPS

Twins announce plans for Armed Forces Appreciation Day presented by Thomson Reuters

July 7 at 1:10 p.m. vs. Texas Rangers
June 28, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota National Guard today announced plans for the 16th annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day, presented by Thomson Reuters, to honor veterans and active service members from all five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. This year’s event, which will occur in

Twins place Astudillo on injured list

Wade Jr. recalled from Triple-A Rochester
June 27, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed catcher/infielder/outfielder Willians Astudillo on the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain. Astudillo is hitting .263 (35-for-133) with seven doubles, three home runs, 13 RBI, 19 runs scored and a .665 OPS in 39 games. To

Twins announce #bombaballot for Google MLB All-Star Starters Election

Simply #VoteTwins one time for $11 tickets in August; Any fan who votes eligible to win a Twins trip to the 2019 All-Star Game
June 25, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – With the 2019 Google MLB All-Star Starters Election beginning Wednesday, June 26 at 11 a.m. CT, the Minnesota Twins are asking their fans to support the #BombaBallot and send four players – first baseman C.J. Cron, designated hitter Nelson Cruz, shortstop Jorge Polanco and outfielder Eddie

Minnesota Twins Homestand Highlights, June 25-27

Twins vs. Tampa Bay Rays
June 24, 2019

The first-place Minnesota Twins, who own the best record in the American League at 50-27 (.649) and an 8.0-game lead in the AL Central, return to Target Field for a brief, three-game homestand against the Tampa Bay Rays this Tuesday-Thursday (June 25-27). TICKET AVAILABILTY Tickets are available for all three

Drew Gilbert and McKayla Armbruster named 2019 Play Ball! Minnesota Mr. Baseball and Ms. Softball

June 23, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Play Ball! Minnesota and the Minnesota All Sports Alliance (formerly Minnesota Minute Men) are proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Play Ball! Minnesota Mr. Baseball and Ms. Softball awards. Mr. Baseball is Drew Gilbert, a left-handed pitcher and outfielder from Stillwater Area High School.

Twins reinstate Parker from family medical emergency list

Stewart optioned to Triple-A Rochester
June 22, 2019

The Minnesota Twins announced tonight that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Blake Parker from the Family Medical Emergency List. Parker, who missed the Twins last three games, has made 27 appearances this season, going 0-2 with a 4.26 ERA (25.1 IP, 12 ER), 10 walks and 20 strikeouts. To make

Twins Recall Stewart From Triple-A Rochester

Poppen Optioned to Triple-A Rochester
June 20, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Kohl Stewart from Triple-A Rochester. Stewart appeared in 11 games (10 starts) for the Red Wings this season, going 5-3 with a 4.56 ERA (51.1 IP, 26 ER), 26 walks and 49 strikeouts. He made

14 finalists announced for 2019 Play Ball! Minnesota Mr. Baseball, Ms. Softball Awards

June 20, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Play Ball! Minnesota and the Minnesota All Sports Alliance (formerly Minnesota Minute Men) are proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 Play Ball! Minnesota Mr. Baseball and Ms. Softball awards. Award finalists were selected by a panel of high school and college coaches, as well

Twins place Gonzalez on injured list and Parker on the Family Medical Emergency List

Mejía transferred to 60-day IL, Poppen Contract Selected and Astudillo Recalled
June 19, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed infielder Marwin Gonzalez on the 10-day Injured List with a right hamstring strain. Gonzalez played in 63 games for the Twins, hitting .255 (59-for-231) with 11 doubles, nine home runs, 26 RBI, 20 walks, 28 runs scored

Twins Place Adrianza on Injured List

Arraez Recalled from Triple-A Rochester
June 18, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed infielder Ehire Adrianza on the 10-day Injured List (retro to June 17) with abdominal issues. Adrianza has played 43 games for the Twins this season, hitting .271 (29-for-107) with two doubles, four home runs, 13 RBI, 13

Twins Place Buxton on Injured List

Cave Recalled from Triple-A Rochester
June 18, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Byron Buxton on the 10-day Injured List (retro to June 15) with a right wrist contusion, an injury he suffered after getting hit by a pitch on Friday vs. Kansas City. Buxton has played in 65

Twins recall Littell from Triple-A Rochester

Romero optioned to Triple-A Rochester
June 14, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Zack Littell from Triple-A Rochester. Littell appeared in 12 games (7 starts) for the Red Wings this season, going 3-2 with a 3.91 ERA (50.2 IP, 22 ER), 17 walks and 58 strikeouts. He made

Twins recall Romero from Triple-A Rochester

Option Eades to Rochester
June 13, 2019

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Fernando Romero from Triple-A Rochester. Romero appeared in 14 games for the Red Wings this season, going 2-1 with a 5.47 ERA (24.2 IP, 15 ER), eight walks and 26 strikeouts. He made seven appearances