Twins outfielder Aaron Hicks was among the four players trimmed from Minnesota's big-league camp on Saturday, according to MLB.com. THe 25-year-old Hicks struggled to make an impact at the plate this spring, batting .206 (7 for 34) with two RBI in 13 Grapefruit League games. Thar's what I want to become. I don't want to be a Triple-A player. I want to be in the big leagues," Hicks said, per the Pioneer Press. "I'm starting to understand this game at the big league level." Eddie Rosario and Trevor May were optioned to Triple-A Rochester, while Mark Hamburger was reassigned down to minor-league camp.
Free-agent pitcher Mark Hamburger has signed with the Twins Tuesday. Hamburger was released by the Astros in February, and tested positive for a drug of abuse, earning a 50-game suspension. He hasn't pitched in the majors since 2011.
MLB announced Monday free agent minor league pitcher Mark Hamburger has been suspended 50 games for a drug of abuse, which is is his second violation.
Houston released reliever Mark Hamburger on Sunday, according to the team. The pitcher spent all of 2012 at Triple-A with three different organizations.
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