Twins recall Parmelee, option De Vries

Twins recall Parmelee, option De Vries

Twins recall Parmelee, option De Vries
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.

Joey Nowak is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @joeynowak.‬ This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.