Found July 15, 2013 on FF Locker Room:
The Minnesota Twins have optioned right-handed reliever Michael Tonkin to their Triple-A Rochester minor league affiliate. Tonkin, who pitched a scoreless 1 1/3 innings Thursday against the Tampa Bay Rays should get another chance this season as he has dominated at the AAA level, tossing 38 innings of 1.89 ERA ball. The post Michael Tonkin Optioned By Minnesota Twins appeared first on FFLockerRoom.
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