Twins to recall Tyler Duffey from Triple-A Rochester
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota Twins announced today that they will recall right-handed pitcher Tyler Duffey from Triple-A Rochester prior to tomorrow afternoon's game. Duffey will make the start tomorrow afternoon against Washington, in place of right-handed pitcher Ervin Santana, who is suffering from a sore lower back. Duffey made three starts for the Red Wings, going 0-0, with a 1.72 ERA (15.2 IP, 3 ER), seven walks and 13 strikeouts.
To make room for Duffey on the 25-man roster, the Twins optioned infielder Jorge Polanco to Triple-A Rochester after today's game.