The Minnesota Twins outrighted infielder Matt Tolbert, outfielder Jason Repko, catcher Rene Rivera, and reliever Anthony Slama to Triple-A Rochester. Tolbert, Repko, and Rivera become free agents but the Twins decided to retain the rights to Slama. The moves create room on the 40-man roster.
Griffen back with Vikings after taking personal leave
The Vikings haven't had Griffen in the lineup since Week 2.