He had previously pitched in the Majors for Colorado and San Diego before joining the Twins in 2012.
• Double-A right-hander Ruben Alaniz received a 50-game suspension Saturday for his second positive test for drugs. Alaniz had an 0-0 record and 6.44 ERA for Corpus Christi in 14 games, one of them a start. He pitched a total of 29 1/3 innings.
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