The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION

Twins put Danny Santana on DL, bring back Yohan Pino to start Monday

  • Print

ARLINGTON, Texas - Right-hander Yohan Pino was recalled Friday by the Minnesota Twins, only a day after getting sent down to Triple-A Rochester.

Pino was back after the Twins placed shortstop/centre fielder Danny Santana on the 15-day disabled list before the series opener at Texas. An MRI showed a deep bone bruise in Santana's left knee.

"Speed and his legs, that's a big part of his makeup, and you can't take a chance with something like that," manager Ron Gardenhire said. "We're not going to mess with his legs, so we'll just give him time to heal here."

Minnesota announced Pino as its starter for Monday's game against Kansas City. Pino was sent down Thursday so the Twins could call up shortstop Jorge Polanco from Class A Fort Myers for depth after Santana got hurt running the bases Wednesday.

Pino made his major league debut last week. In two starts, he has a 6.30 ERA over 10 innings.

Infielders Trevor Plouffe (rib injury) and Eduardo Nunez (right hamstring strain) could both be back on the active roster next week. Both are on the disabled list, and each missed his 12th game Friday night.

Plouffe is in Texas working out with the Twins, and Nunez is on a rehabilitation assignment with Double-A New Britain.

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

O'Shea says the team is going to stick to the plan after first loss

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • Young goslings are growing up quickly near Cresent Lake in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba- See Bryksa 30 Day goose project- Day 11- May 15, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
  • A squirrel enjoys the morning sunshine next to the duck pond in Assiniboine Park Wednesday– June 27, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Who are the real Bombers?

View Results

Ads by Google