Twins place Glen Perkins on the DL

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed left-handed pitcher Glen Perkins on the 15-day disabled list with a left posterior shoulder strain, retro to April 11.

To replace Perkins on the 25-man roster, the Twins have recalled left-handed pitcher Taylor Rogers from Triple-A Rochester. Rogers will be looking to make his major league debut with his first appearance. Originally drafted by the Twins in the 11th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Kentucky, Rogers has a career minor league record of 37-28 with a 3.27 ERA (525.0 IP, 191 ER), 135 walks and 407 strikeouts in 93 games (85 starts).

Rogers will be in uniform for tonight’s game against the White Sox and will wear uniform number 55.

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