The Twins will recall first baseman Chris Parmelee in time for Friday night's game against the Cubs and have optioned right-hander Cole De Vries to Triple-A Rochester to make room on the 25-man roster.
In 15 games with Rochester this season, Parmelee hit .375 (18-for-48) with four doubles, four home runs, 12 RBIs, 13 runs scored and 12 walks. He made an earlier appearance with the Twins this year, batting .179 with five doubles, a triple and three RBIs in 27 games.
Parmelee has a .263 average in 48 career Major League games, tallying 17 RBIs and four home runs.
De Vries went 1-1 with a 4.20 ERA (seven earned runs in 15 innings) with six walks and nine strikeouts in three starts for the Twins.
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