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Twins' Oliveros undergoes Tommy John surgery

MINNEAPOLIS The Twins announced Thursday that pitching prospect Lester Oliveros had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.Before going into surgery, the Twins doctors were unsure whether Tommy John would be necessary, but theyd received prior authorization from the team, Oliveros and his agent to perform the procedure if it was necessary. Upon closer examination, it was."He...
Via Fox Sports North
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins send reliever Oliveros down after 2 days

The Minnesota Twins have sent right-handed reliever Lester Oliveros back to Triple-A Rochester after only two days on the roster. The move was made after Friday night's loss to Milwaukee so right-hander Liam Hendriks could be officially recalled to make his start on Saturday afternoon. Manager Ron Gardenhire said the Twins ''can't afford to get rid of a player right...
Via Fox Sports
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins recall starting pitcher Hendriks

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins optioned right-hander Lester Oliveros to Triple-A Rochester after Friday's game to make room for right-hander Liam Hendriks. Oliveros, 24, was recalled earlier this week to add an arm to Minnesota's bullpen, but made just one appearance. He allowed one run in 1 23 innings Thursday against Philadelphia. Hendriks will start Saturday for the...
Via Fox Sports North
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins put RHP Walters on 15-day disabled list

The Minnesota Twins have put right-hander P.J. Walters on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder. Walters left Wednesday night's start against the Philadelphia Phillies after only 15 pitches with pain and stiffness. He gave up four straight singles and two runs to begin the game. The Twins recalled right-hander Lester Oliveros from Triple-A Rochester...
Via AP on Fox
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins promote Oliveros, RHP Walters to DL

Twins right-handed pitcher P.J. Walters was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation Thursday. To replace Walters on the active roster, the Twins recalled right-handed pitcher Lester Oliveros from Triple-A Rochester. Oliveros appeared in 12 games and was 1-1 with a 4.08 ERA (17 2/3 innings, eight earned runs) with four saves, 22 strikeouts and five...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins drop Diamond in first round of cuts

FORT MYERS, Fla. The first round of cuts came Thursday for the Minnesota Twins, as they optioned six players and reassigned three others to the minor league camp. Pitchers Deolis Guerra, Lester Oliveros, Scott Diamond and Tyler Robertson and outfielder Darin Mastroianni were all optioned to Triple-A Rochester. Outfielder Oswaldo Arcia was optioned to High-A Fort Myers. Three players...
Via Fox Sports North
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins drop Diamond in first round of cuts

FORT MYERS, Fla. The first round of cuts came Thursday for the Minnesota Twins, as they optioned six players and reassigned three others to the minor league camp. Pitchers Deolis Guerra, Lester Oliveros, Scott Diamond and Tyler Robertson and outfielder Darin Mastroianni were all optioned to Triple-A Rochester. Outfielder Oswaldo Arcia was optioned to High-A Fort Myers. Three players...
Via Fox Sports North
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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