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Twinkie Town May 17, 2015

Kennys Vargas sent to AAA Rochester; Eduardo Nunez activated

Don't freak out, but Kennys is going to get more practice! The Twins sent their large DH Kennys Vargas to AAA Rochester after the game on Sunday. The team activated infielder/outfielder/helmet-loserer Eduardo Nunez from the DL, most likely in anticipation of the two upcoming games at Pittsburgh's PNC Park, where there is no DH. As mentioned, the most likely explication for this move is to give Kennys some time in AAA while he won't be playing with the Twins. That may sound roundabout, but the Twins have an off-day Monday, two days in a National LeaguePark (so no DH), and then another off...

Twinsights: Eduardo Nunez ailing, Doug Bernier gets the call

For the second time in as many days, the Twins have called up a player from Triple-A Rochester that wasn't exactly tearing the cover off the ball. Like Eddie Rosario before him, veteran utility man Doug Bernier had a .280 on-base percentage with the Red Wings. But a need is a need, so Bernier, 34, got the call when Eduardo Nunez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained oblique muscle in his left side. Nunez, hitting .409 with four doubles in just 22 at-bats, hadn't appeared in a game since pinch-running on April 29 against the Detroit […] The post Twinsights: Eduardo Nunez...
Twinkie Town Apr 27, 2015

Gamethread: Tigers @ Twins

Torii is back in the lineup and Nunez is still the DH against David Price and the Tigers Bless You Boys Kinsler 2B, Iglesias SS, Cabrera 1B, V. Martinez DH, J. Martinez, Cespedes LF, Avila C, Perez 3B, Gose CF, Price SP Minnesota Twins Dozier 2B, Hunter RF, Mauer 1B, Plouffe 3B, Nunez DH, Suzuki C, Robinson LF, Schafer CF, Santana SS, Milone SP

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