Jason Kubel has been battling a sprained ankle for for quite a while now. He was activated after Thursday’s game. Look for him to be in the lineup Friday. The Twins will send down Scott Diamond to make room on the roster.

Scott Baker will make his next start on Saturday after battling a strained flexor muscle for a couple weeks now. He was activated after Friday’s game. Luke Hughes has been sent down to make room on the roster meaning the Twins are sticking with 13 pitchers. Anthony Swarzak will return to the bullpen in his long relief role.

Kevin Slowey was also activated and then optioned to AAA Rochester.