Twins reinstate Perkins; Enns goes to DL

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have returned left-handed pitcherGlen Perkins from his rehab assignment and have reinstated him from the 60-day disabled list. Perkins has been on the disabled list since April 2016 recovering from surgery on a torn labrum in his left shoulder. Perkins made eight rehab appearances from July 22 to August 14, including two with the GCL Twins, three with Single-A Ft. Myers and three with Double-A Chattanooga. The Twins have also placed left-handed pitcher Dietrich Enns on the 10-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain. Enns, who was acquired … Continue reading Twins reinstate Perkins; Enns goes to DL

Tonight’s Twins-Indians game postponed

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins have announced that tonight’s (Wednesday, August 16) 7:10 p.m.game against the Cleveland Indians has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up tomorrow,Thursday, August 17 (6:10 pm), following the originally scheduled 12:10 pm game against the Indians at Target Field. Both games of the split day-night doubleheader will be broadcast on FOX Sports North and Treasure Island Baseball Network.   Fans holding tickets to tonight’s (August 16) postponed game have two options: 1.)             Utilize their tickets for admission into the rescheduled game. 2.)             Exchange their unused ticket for any … Continue reading Tonight’s Twins-Indians game postponed

Indians roll past Twins 8-1 in series opener

Behind a five-home run attack, the Central Division leading Cleveland Indians pounded the Twins 8-1 Tuesday night at Target Field.  Bartolo Colon, who started his illustrious career with the Tribe some 20 years ago, took the loss for Minnesota. However, Colon actually kept the Twins in the game through 5 innings allowing just three runs (all solo home runs). But the Twins bullpen faltered, first on a 3-run homer by Austin Jackson in the 7th, then a 2-run bomb by Carlos Santana in the 9th for the final margin. All eight Indians runs came via home runs. With the victory, … Continue reading Indians roll past Twins 8-1 in series opener

Twins recall Enns; option Vargas

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcherDietrich Enns from Triple-A Rochester and he will start tonight vs. Milwaukee.  Enns was recently acquired by the Twins from the Yankees in the Jamie García trade on July 30. Enns, 26, went 1-1 with a 2.29 ERA (39.1 IP, 10 ER), 10 walks and 37 strikeouts in seven starts for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this season and pitched 6.0 innings in a losing effort in his lone start for Rochester on August 4.  In 111 career appearances (51 starts) over five minor league seasons, he is 27-15 … Continue reading Twins recall Enns; option Vargas

Twins put Mejia on DL; recall Vargas

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed left-handed pitcherAdalberto Mejía on the 10-day disabled list with a left arm brachialis strain.  Mejia suffered the injury in his start last night against Milwaukee.  Mejía has made 18 starts this season, going 4-5 with a 4.47 ERA (86.2 IP, 43 ER), 40 walks and 74 strikeouts. To replace Mejía on the 25-man roster, the Twins have recalled first baseman/designated hitter Kennys Vargas from Triple-A Rochester.  In 50 games for the Twins this season, Vargas has hit .244 (43-for-176) with eight home runs and 30 RBI.   Continue reading Twins put Mejia on DL; recall Vargas

Twins trade for Garcia from Atlanta

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced tonight that they have acquired left-handed pitcher Jaime García, catcher Anthony Recker and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Huascar Ynoa. García, 31, has a career record of 66-52 with a 3.65 ERA (1009.0 IP, 409 ER), 302 walks and 808 strikeouts in 176 appearances (165 starts) with St. Louis (2008, 2010-16) and Atlanta (2017). The left-hander has gone 4-7 with a 4.30 ERA (113.0 IP, 54 ER), 41 walks and 85 strikeouts in 18 starts for the Braves this season. A native of Reynosa, … Continue reading Twins trade for Garcia from Atlanta