• Aaron Hicks, who is on the seven-day Minor League disabled list with a sore heel, is expected to be activated at Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, according to Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony. Hicks, 23, is hitting .209/.292/.233 in 12 games with Rochester this year. He was optioned by the Twins on Aug. 1, but he could be recalled when rosters expand in September.
• Center fielder Byron Buxton, baseball's No. 1 overall prospect according to MLB.com, is expected to remain with Class A Advanced Fort Myers the rest of the year. The Twins want Buxton to get playoff experience in the Florida State League, as Double-A New Britain is out of the playoff race. Buxton, 19, is hitting .314/.389/.474 in 42 games at Fort Myers since being promoted from Class A Cedar Rapids in late June.
• Twins fans can get a chance to watch prospect Miguel Sano after Monday's game against the Mets, 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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