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Amid flurry of roster moves, Twins send down Polanco

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jorge Polanco's first stint in the majors was a brief one. The Minnesota Twins announced prior to Monday's game against Kansas City that they have activated third baseman Trevor Plouffe and infielder/outfielder Eduardo Nunez from the 15-day disabled list. To make room for those two on the roster, the Twins optioned Polanco back to High-A Fort Myers and also...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardenhire 'not afraid' to play young call-up Polanco

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Single-A ball is rarely a direct feeder to major-league clubs. Gimmicky mascots and small towns -- it's a level more suited for emerging young talent, a stop along the road for some who end up making it to higher levels and the end of the road for many others. In an atypical move, the Minnesota Twins turned to their Single-A team for infield help after shortstop...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins call up Polanco from Single-A

Jorge Polanco is big league-bound. The Minnesota Twins announced Thursday that they've recalled the 20-year-old infielder from High-A Fort Myers. He'll be in uniform for Minnesota's series finale Thursday in Anaheim. Polanco takes the roster spot of pitcher Yohan Pino, who made his first two major-league starts this month as a 30-year-old. After allowing two runs in seven...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 6/26/14

Today is both NBA draft and “The US advances in the World Cup” day. Big day for sports. The Twins promoted Jorge Polanco today. The promoted him from Single A.  Luis Suarez gets in trouble for biting someone. Totally not fair. Sports on Earth with a comprehensive Vikings discussion, for the Vikings fans out there. SCOREBOARD MLB Baltimore 5, Chicago 4 - The White Sox, as it...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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