Originally written April 17, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Minnesota Twins made some relatively under-the-radar moves yesterday.  They placed left fielder Darin Mastroianni on the disabled list while recalling Oswaldo Arcia to fill out the 25-man roster.  Mastroianni had been battling a sore left ankle and was scratched from last night's game before eventually being placed on the DL. Darin Mastroianni is headed to the DL. Oswaldo Arcia rejoining the #MNTwins. — Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) April 17, 2013 Mastroianni has played in eight games this season - mostly as a pinch-hitter or late inning replacement.  He had been slated to start over Aaron Hicks with Hicks battling a virus, but that was not able to happen last night.  Mastroianni injured his ankle Monday night against the Los Angeles Angels.  The official diagnosis is a stress reaction in the ankle. A stress reaction is generally an injury teams take seriously and are cautious with.  A stress reaction is essentially the first step in the process that could lead to a stress fracture in a bone.  This is why the Twins placed Mastroianni on the disabled list and are taking no chances. The 27-year old is playing in his third Major League season.  In his career, he has hit .247/.323/.339.  So far this season, Mastroianni was hitting .222/.300/.522. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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