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Minnesota Twins (20-23)


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Twins designate pitcher Phil Hughes for assignment

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins designated pitcher Phil Hughes for assignment on Monday night, an expensive decision to dump the right-hander after continued struggles recovering from rib surgeries.

Hughes, who is making $13.2 million this season and due the same salary in 2019, has a 6.75 ERA in 12 innings. He was dropped from the rotation after two starts and made five relief appearances. Twins manager Paul Molitor said Hughes was not asked to accept a minor league demotion.

"He's worked really hard. He's been through a lot physically. He's had to endure a lot of rehabs. We probably saw him at his best his first year over here. It's been a tough road for him since then," Molitor said. "I thanked him for the effort that he's given me and the times he's taken the ball, and I hope something happens in a positive fashion for him moving forward."

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Leaders
AVG: E. Escobar.292
HR: E. Rosario9
RBI: E. Rosario27
SB: B. Buxton5
W: J. Berríos5
ERA: J. Odorizzi3.17
Saves: F. Rodney10
K: J. Berríos59
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 2223.489-
Minnesota 2023.4651
Detroit 2027.4263
Kansas City 1433.2989
Chi White Sox 1331.2958.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .242 (17)
Runs: 181 (26)
Hits: 359 (27)
Home Runs: 46 (22)
Stolen Bases: 16 (26)
OBP: .316 (18)
SLG: .402 (18)
Total Bases: 596 (26)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.40 (23)
Runs Allowed: 200 (15)
Saves: 10 (22)
Strikeouts: 401 (15)
OpBA: .247 (16)
OBP: .330 (22)
SLG: .420 (21)
Run Support: 4.17 (19)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/22 P. Hughes Designated for Assignment
5/19 J. Cave Called Up from Minors
5/19 J. Mauer Placed on 10-Day DL (Cervical strain)
5/19 M. Sanó Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
5/12 T. May Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/19 J. Mauer Cervical strain (on 10-day DL)
5/11 W. Javier Left shoulder surgery - out for season (day-to-day)
5/5 J. Castro Right knee surgery - out for season (on 10-day DL)
4/28 M. Sanó Strained left hamstring (on 10-day DL)
4/15 B. Buxton off 10-day DL
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