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Twins manager Paul Molitor now controls an 18-man pitching staff and a 13-man bullpen.

That sounds like a lot, and it is. But teams are adding relievers left and right this month. After bringing up former Twin Joe Nathan, the Giants have a 14-man bullpen. I'm sure there's a few more.

``If we run into having to pitch (Eduardo) Escobar right now we are in big trouble," Molitor said.

The Twins welcomed lefthander Tommy Milone and righthander Trevor May to the bullpen on Friday as both pitchers have recovered from injuries and have been reinstated from the disabled list. Don't expect them to be thrown into the fire right away. They have had a lengthy layoff and don't have the benefit of going out on a minor league rehabilitation assignment. So the rust will be flying off their arms when they first enter a game.

Righthander Tyler Duffey get to show how much he learned during his brief minor league stint when he faces the Indians tonight. Will he be able to control his emotions and control his fastball tonight?


Carlos Santana, 1B
Jason Kipnis, 2B
Francisco Lindor, SS
Mike Napoli, DH
Jose Ramirez, 3B
Lonnie Chisenhall, RF
Abraham Almonte, LF
Tyler Naquin, CF
Roberto Perez, C

Danny Salazar, RHP


Brian Dozier, 2B
Jorge Polanco, SS
Joe Mauer, 1B
Miguel Sano, 3B
Max Kepler, RF
Kurt Suzuki, DH
Lohan Schafer, LF
John Ryan Murphy, C
Byron Buxton, CF

Tyler Duffey, CF