• Twins general manager Terry Ryan refuted a report that right-hander Vance Worley will be shut down for the rest of the season with shoulder problems. Ryan said that Worley, who hasn't pitched since July 7, will throw a bullpen session on Aug. 20.
• The Twins promoted right-hander Kohl Stewart, the No. 4 overall pick in this year's First-Year Player Draft, from the Gulf Coast League to the Rookie-level Elizabethton Twins. Stewart posted a 1.69 ERA with 16 strikeouts and three walks in 16 innings in the Gulf Coast League before the promotion.
• The Twins named Class A Advanced Fort Myers first baseman D.J. Hicks the organization's Minor League Player of the Week after he hit .435 with two homers and eight RBIs in eight games. Hicks, 23, is hitting .308/.403/.471 in 28 games with the Miracle this year.
• Twins fans can get a chance to watch top prospect Miguel Sano on Monday, as Fox Sports North will televise Double-A New Britain's game against the Trenton Thunder at 6 p.m. CT. Sano, 20, is ranked as baseball's No. 3 overall prospect, according to MLB.com.
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