Twins Place Wealthy Hill On Injured Listing
The Twins have positioned left-hander Wealthy Hill on the injured record due to shoulder fatigue, Dan Hayes of The Athletic was amongst these to report. The membership has additionally added righty Juan Minaya to its 60-man participant pool, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com tweets.
Constant IL placements have been an unlucky a part of the bundle with Hill, a well-traveled 40-year-old who, on a per-inning foundation, has surprisingly been one of many recreation’s simplest pitchers since he revived his profession in 2015. Hill’s most up-to-date success, primarily with the Dodgers, prompted the Twins handy him a $3MM assure final offseason. It regarded good by means of one begin this yr, as Hill tossed 5 scoreless, two-hit innings in a win over the Cardinals final Wednesday. Nonetheless, Hill was scratched from his scheduled begin towards Pittsburgh on Tuesday, when the Twins are slated to show to start out southpaw Lewis Thorpe.
Reigning AL Central Minnesota ia off to an incredible 8-2 begin this season, nevertheless it hasn’t come with out a few key issues in its rotation. Earlier than Hill went on the IL, fellow free-agent pickup Homer Bailey and 2019 All-Star Jake Odorizzi landed on the shelf with accidents. Jose Berrios, Kenta Maeda, Randy Dobnak and Thorpe are nonetheless round, nevertheless it’s unclear who will fill the final spot if the Twins want somebody to step up.