Nick Blackburn will be shut down for the rest of the season because of a lateral forearm strain. He has been moved to the 60-day DL to open up a roster spot on the 40-man roster. Right-hander Kyle Waldrop and infielder Brian Dinkleman will be called up in time for Monday’s double header against the White Sox. Right-hander Liam Hendriks and infielder Matt Tolbert will be called up in time for Tuesday’s game against the White Sox. Hendriks will start for the Twins Tuesday in his major league debut.

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