Boyer signed a minor league deal with the Brewers that includes an invite to spring training. Boyer should have a solid shot at seeing some major league action during 2016, given that he's thrown 105.1 innings of 2.91 ERA ball in the last two season. The 34-year-old also had a 5.3 K/9 in that span which limits his upside, but what's more worrying is the elbow inflammation he went through last August.
The Twins have activated right-handed reliever Blaine Boyer from the 15-day disabled list. Boyer has not pitched since August 9 due to right elbow inflammation. To make room on the roster, fellow reliever J.R. Graham was placed on the DL with right shoulder inflammation.
Twins pitcher Blaine Boyer will begin throwing from 120 feet on Thursday, reports MLB.com. Boyer is on the disabled list with right elbow inflammation.
The Twins placed reliever Blaine Boyer on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to right elbow inflammation. The move is retroactive to Aug. 9. To take his spot on the roster, the Twins recalled reliever Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester.
Twins reliever Blaine Boyer walked the only batter he faced and took the loss when he came around to score. Boyer lost his second straight decision and dropped to 2-4 on the year.