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.
Twins reliever Blaine Boyer picked up a win after his appearance in the ninth inning of Thursday afternoon's 2-1 victory over the Cardinals. Boyer pitched the top half of the ninth inning with the game tied up at 1-1. He allowed one hit and struck out one batter. Boyer got out of the inning without allowing a run. The Twins then got a walk-off homer from Kennys Vargas, which cemented Boyer's win. Boyer is now 2-2 this year with a 2.25 ERA.