Tag Archive: DL

Twins shutdown Pavano

The Twins pitching has struggled all season long, and now it’s going to take another shot (I’m not sure if it’s a positive or negative shot just yet).

Carl Pavano had an MRI a month ago and it was deemed he had a shoulder strain. Continue reading


Morneau back; Parmelee optioned

Twins former MVP Justin Morneau is returning from the disabled list. His wrist apparently is feeling much better as the Twins plan to activate him for tonight’s game.

The interesting part is that the Twins have decided to demote 1B Chris Parmelee in order to make room on the roster for Morneau. Meaning that Morneau will have to see more time at first base. It’s also likely that Mauer will see more time there as well. Continue reading

Blackburn has no structural damage

The Minnesota Twins are off to a rough start this year. It only continued the other day when Blackburn went out for a brief start against the Rangers on Saturday afternoon before feeling discomfort in his throwing shoulder.

After an MRI on the shoulder, it has been determined that there is no structural damage is his shoulder, just inflammation. It seems unlikely that Blackburn will find himself on the DL and it seems as though he may not even miss a start in the rotation.

Blackburn hasn’t been a phenomenal pitcher by any standards, but he’s been solid for the Twins over the last few years. So this should come as great news for the team and its fans.