12:16 PM EDT, Thu April 24, 2014
Twins Now | St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twinsights: Opening the year with an empty disabled list

CHICAGO -- Lefty Brian Duensing is on the three-day paternity list, but no Twins opened the year on the major league disabled list, a rarity in the modern game. “Knock on wood,” Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said with a laugh. Left-hander Scott Diamond opened the 2013 season on the major league DL as he worked back from an offseason scope on his throwing elbow. In 2012 right-hander Scott Baker opened the year on the Twins’ DL. According to FanGraphs.com, the Twins lost an average of nearly 800 players days per season from 2010-12, which was the 18th-most... Read more..