Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 5/10/12
MINNEAPOLIS Sitting fourteen games under .500, the Minnesota Twins needed to do something, anything, to possibly light a fire under the team. After Wednesday's 6-2 loss to the Angels, they did just that. Minnesota made a slew of roster moves Wednesday night with the hope of jumpstarting a struggling club. Perhaps the most notable move was third baseman Danny Valencia, who was optioned to Triple-A Rochester. Left-handed reliever Matt Maloney was designated for assignment. The Twins called up outfielder Darin Mastroianni and right-hander P.J. Walters from Rochester.In addition, Minnesota also moved struggling left-hander Francisco Liriano from the rotation to the bullpen after he began the season 0-5 with a 9.45 ERA. Walters will start in his place Saturday against Toronto.At 8-22, the Twins are desperately searching for a way to right the ship."This is just something that we've got to do right now," said Twins manager Ron Gardenhire. "We need to make some changes. We need some hi...
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