• by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Shairon Martis signs in Taiwan

    Former Nationals and Twins pitcher Shairon Martis has signed a deal to pitch in Taiwan, according to SB Nation. Martin had two minor-league offers to pitch in MLB, but opted to take on a bigger role elsewhere. Martin posted a 5.35 ERA in 116 career innings.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Twins remove four from 40-man roster

    The Twins outrighted outfielder Clete Thomas and pitchers Cole De Vries, Josh Roenicke and Shairon Martis off the 40-man roster Wednesday. Thomas hit .214/.290/.307 with four home runs and 13 RBI in 290 at-bats with the Twins this season. De Vries went 0-2 and gave up 18 earned runs in 15 innings over four appearances (two starts) with the major-league team. Roenicke went 3-1 with a 4.35 ERA, 1.60 WHIP and 45:36 K:BB ratio in 62 innings over 63 appearances with the Twins. Martis made six relief appearances with the Twins, posting a 5.59 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 7:4 K:BB ratio in 9 2/3 innings while allowing three home runs on six hits.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Twins recall seven from Triple-A

    The Twins recalled seven players from Triple-A Rochester Sunday, including shortstop Eduardo Escobar, outfielders Eric Fryer and Chris Parmelee, and pitchers Scott Diamond, Michael Tonkin, Cole De Vries and Shairon Martis. All seven players have previous major-league experience and will serve as depth for the Twins in the final weeks of the season.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Twins reassign seven to minor-league camp

    The Twins reassigned pitchers Deolis Guerra, who is dealing with an injury, and Shairon Martis to minor-league camp on Saturday. Going to minor-league camp along with them are catcher Eric Fryer, infielders Chris Colabello and Mark Sobolewski and outfielders Brian Dinkelman and Clete Thomas. Guerra is expected to have a shot at being included in Minnesota's bullpen once he's recovered from rib resection surgery.

  • by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com

    Reyes doesn't make the cut

    The Pittsburgh Pirates shifted the following players to their minor-league camp on Saturday: Jordy Mercer (Triple-A Indianapolis), Shairon Martis, Jo-Jo Reyes and Doug Slaten.