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The rookie utility man sees seven pitches in four at-bats, but does some damage in first game back in the major leagues.
The move is retroactive to Saturday, a day after Buxton was hit on the wrist with a pitch during a game against the Royals. So he can return June 25.
Jorge Polanco tried to bunt for a hit while moving the runners over on Monday. The bunt moved the runners ahead, but was it the right move?
The Twins have homered in 20 straight games, two short of Colorado's 2104 record.
First baseman C.J. Cron, outfielder Eddie Rosario and designated hitter Nelson Cruz should also make the 'runoff' election next week among the top vote-getters at each position.
Center fielder Byron Buxton was out of the lineup for a second consecutive day because of a bruised right wrist.
The Twins face the Kansas City in the second of a three-game series after a dramatic victory on Friday night.
The Twins beat the Royals 2-0 on Friday on the strength of Mitch Garver's two-run home run in the eighth inning.
The morning after a dreadful mop-up outing for the Twins, reliever Fernando Romero was sent back to Class AAA Rochester.
After an error-filled 10th inning that negated a five-run comeback, the Twins will be looking for a sharper effort in the deciding game of the series against Seattle.
Jose Berrios is shooting for his ninth victory, which would tie him for the major league lead. Former Twins pitcher Tommy Milone was pitch for the Mariners.
The Twins and Mariners have combined for 251 home runs so far and are on pace to shatter the major league record. They open a three-game series Tuesday night at Target Field.
The field will be cut on June 21 to the top nine outfielders and the top three at other positions, with a one-day voting binge choosing the starters to follow.
Odorizzi brings a 16.1-inning scoreless streak into today's game, the last of a 10-game road trip
Kyle Gibson goes for his seventh win of the season as he faces the Tigers in the second game of a three-game series at Comerica Park
The Twins got a key piece of their pitching rotation back Friday, just in time to open a three-game series against the Tigers in Detroit.
After peppering Jake Bauers with a series of fastballs that hit 94 mph only to have the Indians' cleanup hitter foul them off, Jose Berrios got the strikeout with a pitch clocked at 71.7 mph
Only one Twins team has gone later in the season without losing three games in a row. Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano aren't in the starting lineup.
Rain has fallen for most of the day in Cleveland, and the Twins and Indians got through six innings before weather moved in and delayed Wednesday night's game
After a pickoff throw hit Twins' first baseman Marwin Gonzalez in the arm, Francisco Lindor offered him his helmet. Gonzalez laughed it off, then took matters deep out of the ballpark.