It was another fantastic day in Twins Territory.
"How do you feel about winters in Minnesota, Ryan?" "You're joking right?"
Iím obviously talking about todayís weather in comparison to the weather that we had over the past six months. Oh, you came to read about baseball? Well, in that case, just be happy that you have a job that required you to work this afternoon. If you happened to watch the game, Iím sorry. The Aís completed their
The Twins were off today. In other baseball news, it was announced that Matt Harvey of the Mets has a partially torn UCL. He's getting the dreaded "rest and recovery" treatment many Twins fans are too familiar with. It's an unfortunate development for one of the best young arms in the game today.
Eddie Rosario was named Eastern League Player of the Week after his stellar week last week.
There was also a nice write-up about a few Twins prospects on Baseball America as well
The only Twins news of the days was the purchasing of OF Clete Thomasís contract. To make room on the 40-man roster, LRP Tyler Robertson was designated for assignment.
LRP Blake Martin was promoted from New Britain to take fill Robertsonís lefty role in Rochesterís bullpen.
INF Joel Licon was summoned from Extended Spring Training to Cedar Rapids to help while SS Niko Goodrum recovers from yesterdayís concussion.
All the moves made today are reflected here.
A couple of feel-good notes from earlier today:
Minnesota native and former St. Paul Saint, LRP Caleb Thielbar was recalled and will take the roster spot of LP Pedro Hernandez. He was impressive in his big-league debut as well. (The TwinsDaily Roster & Payroll page has been updated to reflect this move as well as all the others that have occurred.)
Chris Colabello was named IL Player of the Week for last week when he batted .586 with 3 home runs and 10 RBI. Rob Antony
Every affiliate was involved in a transaction today.
The Red Wings placed P Liam Hendriks on the DL with right elbow inflammation. OF Antoan Richardson will take his place.
The RockCats, losing Richardson to Rochester, get Deibinson Romero, who finally arrived in the States and is ready to play baseball.
The Miracle activated OF Nate ďThat Pitch Hit MeĒ Roberts and sent INF Joel Licon back across the street.
The Kernels add C Michael Quesada,