Vargas recalled; Plouffe headed to DL

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed third basemanTrevor Plouffe on the 15-day disabled list (retro to July 2) with a fractured left rib, an injury he suffered in the eighth inning June 29 at Chicago.

To replace Plouffe on the 25-man roster the Twins have recalled infielder Kennys Vargas from Triple-A Rochester.  Vargas hit .235 (67-for-285) with 13 doubles, one triple, 14 home runs and 53 RBI in 82 games for the Red Wings this season.

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