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Twins put Capps on 15-day disabled list

As expected, Twins closer Matt Capps has been put on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury. Lefthander Tyler Robertson has been called up from Triple-A Rochester to take his roster spot.

Walters goes on DL with inflamed shoulder

Twins starter P.J. Walters is on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder. He tried to pitch through it last night against Philadelphia, but didn't get out of the first inning.

Twins fall short in comeback against Phillies, 9-8

The Twins' comeback effort fell short Wednesday night at Target Field. The Phillies bolted to a 6-0 lead in the first inning and held on for a 9-8 victory. Trevor Plouffe and Josh Willingham each homered for the second straight game.

Twins' P.J Walters faces Cleveland

The Cleveland Indians will go for a fourth consecutive win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night when the Central Division rivals meet at Progressive Field. Minnesota will feature pitcher P.J. Walters, a right-hander who is 2-1 with a 2.96 ERA in four starts since being called up from Triple-A Rochester to replace injured starter Nick Blackburn.

Twins rip Chicago behind Walters' complete game

P.J. Walters allowed just two runs in a complete game victory, 9-2 over the White Sox Tuesday night. The rookie righthander gave up five hits while striking out a career-high eight batters. The Twins have won 18 of its past 23 games in Chicago.

Twins believe Walters is ready for MLB

General manager Terry Ryan expects P.J. Walters to give the Twins a chance against the Blue Jays on Saturday. The 27 year old will make his first major league start since 2010. At Triple-A Rochester Walters was 3-1 with a 2.70 ERA. He says he'll try to pitch the way he has with the Red Wings.