Twins lineup vs. Phillies

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins cleared up more space on their 40-man roster this morning, releasing right-hander Joel Zumaya.

It comes as somewhat as a surprise, as the Twins could’ve simply placed him on the 60-day disabled list this season. But they decided to release him on the day before he’s set to undergo Tommy John surgery instead.

Along with the decision to send Rule 5 Draft pick Terry Doyle back to the White Sox, the Twins now have 38 players on their 40-man roster.

Reliever Jared Burton and infielder Sean Burroughs are two notable non-roster invitees who could join the 40-man roster if they make the club.

Twins (14-12)
1. Denard Span, CF
2. Jamey Carroll, SS
3. Joe Mauer, C
4. Justin Morneau, DH
5. Josh Willingham, LF
6. Luke Hughes, 1B
7. Danny Valencia, 3B
8. Ben Revere, RF
9. Alexi Casilla, 2B

LHP Francisco Liriano

Twins reserves: Drew Butera, Brian Dinkelman, Trevor Plouffe, Chris Parmelee

Twins pitchers: Matt Capps, Brian Duensing, Casey Fien, Glen Perkins, Jeff Manship

Phillies (11-13)
1. Jimmy Rollins, SS
2. Carlos Ruiz, C
3. Hunter Pence, RF
4. Ty Wigginton, 3B
5. Hector Luna, 1B
6. John Mayberry Jr., CF
7. Luis Montanez, LF
8. Miguel Abreu, 2B
9. Vance Worley, RHP

2 Comments

Where did Brian dozier go ??

He played yesterday. Made a nice play at shortstop.

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