Twins reinstate Michael Pineda from 10-day injured list

Luis Arraez placed on 10-day Injured List

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda from the 10-day Injured List and placed infielder/outfielder Luis Arraez on the 10-day Injured List with a right shoulder strain (retro May 24).

Pineda, who was placed on the Injured List with an abscess, has started seven games for the Twins this season, going 2-2 with a 2.79 ERA (38.2 IP, 12 ER), 10 walks, 39 strikeouts, a .204 opponent batting average and a 1.01 WHIP. The right-hander ranks seventh in the American League in WHIP and 12th in opponent batting average (minimum 35.0 innings pitched). He will make the start this afternoon against the Baltimore Orioles.

Arraez has missed the Twins’ last two games after suffering the injury on Saturday in Cleveland, on a headfirst slide into second base in the top of the first inning. He has hit .277 (39-for-141) with three doubles, one triple, one home run, 14 RBI, 20 runs scored, 17 walks and a .358 on-base percentage in 39 games this season.

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