Rucinski was sent back to Triple-A Rochester following Monday's loss to the Astros, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Rucinski was sent down after just one game with the big club; he allowed three runs on five hits while walking one batter to raise his ERA to 10.38 on the season. Buddy Boshers was recalled to take his place on the roster.
Rucinski was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Monday, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Rucinski was added to the big club ahead of Monday's contest against the Astros to offer an extra bullpen arm after the Twins played 15 innings Sunday. The 28-year-old has already seen some time in the Twin Cities this season, compiling a 5.40 ERA and 5:1 K:BB across 3.1 innings. He owns a more impressive 2.95 ERA and 21:3 K:BB through 18.1 innings with Rochester.
Rucinski will be recalled as the 26th man for Thrusday's doubleheader against the Rockies, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Rucinski will offer an extra bullpen arm for the doubleheader, though he'll likely head back to Triple-A afterwards. The 28-year-old saw a brief stint with the Twins earlier in May, allowing two runs and striking out five in his only appearance (3.1 innings).
Rucinski was optioned Wednesday to Triple-A Rochester, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. It was a short-lived callup for Rucinski, who appeared in just one game and allowed two runs over 3.1 innings. The Twins needed to make room for the newly acquired Adam Wilk, who will likely start Saturday against the Indians.
Rucinski was called up by the Twins from Triple-A Rochester on Friday, Brandon Warne of Zone Coverage reports. Rucinski has pitched solidly at the Triple-A level in 2017, posting a 3.48 ERA and an impressive 11.32 K/9 over 10.1 innings. He'll look to provide the Twins with some added depth to a bullpen that has been worn fairly thin.
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