Two of the Twins' most disappointing players are off the major league roster, but will stay with the organization in the minors. Tsuyoshi Nishioka has spent most of the season with Rochester, anyway. The Twins will name a replacement for Blackburn Tuesday.
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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, November 30
More than 12,000 newly reported cases.
LUSH in Minneapolis to reopen under new ownership in December
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Twins send Blackburn to AAA Rochester, call up reliever Fien
After giving up six earned runs on eight hits and a walk Tuesday night, struggling Twins right-hander Nick Blackburn is on his way to Class AAA Rochester, the club said Wednesday. Taking Blackburn's place on the active roster will be reliever Casey Fien.
Twins examine options for struggling Blackburn
Trying to figure out a solution for struggling pitcher Nick Blackburn, the Twins are reportedly weighing options for the righthander, including a trip to Class AAA Rochester, having him skip a start or moving him to the bullpen. Blackburn, who hasn't won since June 22, lost to the Seattle Mariners Friday night to drop his record to 4-9.
Boston boots Blackburn early, crushes Twins, 11-2
Nick Blackburn's first start back from shoulder stiffness didn't last very long Tuesday night. Boston booted Blackburn from the game after three innings, en route to a 11-2 win at Target Field. Blackburn allowed five runs on eight hits before being yanked from the game.
Blackburn says he's 'very aware' Twins could release him
Twins pitcher Nick Blackburn doesn't like his chances of remaining with the club after this season, reports the Pioneer Press. The struggling right-hander, who was booted from the Twins' 40-man roster last month, admits he's "been terrible."
Nishioka hitting .000 in Triple-A, Dozier hitting .467
He’s making $3 million a year in the minor leagues, but Tsuyoshi Nishioka still doesn’t have a hit for the Rochester Red Wings. Nishioka is hitless in 13 at-bats. Brian Dozier -- regarded as the Twins shortstop of the future -- is off to a fast start. He’s hitting .467 in 15 at-bats.
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