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Minnesota Twins Transactions 2021

October
DATETRANSACTION
October 5, 2021Reinstated CF Rob Refsnyder and RHPs Bailey Ober and John Grant from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Jhoan Duran, CF Gilberto Celestino, LHP Andrew Albers and 3B Drew Maggi from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
October 2, 2021Placed RHP John Gant on the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Charlie Barnes from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 29, 2021Reinstated RHP Joe Ryan from the family medical emergency/bereavement list. Optioned LHP Charlie Barnes to St. Paul (Triple-A East).
September 28, 2021Placed RHP Bailey Ober on the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Charlie Barnes from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
September 25, 2021Signed RHP Miguel Olivares to a minor league contract. Reinstated RHP John Gant from the 10-day IL.
September 21, 2021Reinstated SS Andrelton Simmons from the restricted list. Reinstated C Mitch Garver from 10-day IL.
September 18, 2021Placed OF Rob Refsnyder on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of INF Drew Maggi from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Transferred LHP Taylor Rogers from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
September 17, 2021Reinstated OF Brent Rooker from the paternity list. Selected the contract of RHP Nick Vincent from St. Paul (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Sent C Mitch Garver to St. Paul on a rehab assignment. Optioned LHP Andrew Albers to St. Paul.
September 15, 2021Optioned LHP Charlie Barnes to St. Paul (Triple-A East).
September 14, 2021Placed RHP John Gant on the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Andrew Albers from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Designated LPH Charlie Barnes to serve as the 29th man for today's doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians.
September 13, 2021Placed OF Brent Rooker on the paternity list. Recalled RHP Kyle Barraclough from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
September 11, 2021Selected the contract of LHP Jovani Moran from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Optioned LHP Andrew Albers to St. Paul.
September 9, 2021Placed RHP Randy Dobnak on the 10-day IL, retroactive to September 8. Recalled LHP Andrew Albers from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Sent RHP Derek Law outright to St. Paul.
September 6, 2021Reinstated RHP Michael Pineda from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Ian Gibaut to St. Paul (Triple-A East). Sent RHP Derek Law outright to St. Paul.
September 5, 2021Reinstated RHP Luke Farrell from the 60-day IL. Optioned LHP Andrew Albers to St. Paul (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Derek Law for assignment.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 30, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Joe Ryan from St. Paul (Triple-A East) and agreed on terms for a major league contract. Reinstated RHP Randy Dobnak from the 60-day IL. Transferred RHP Kenta Maeda from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
August 29, 2021Recalled C Ben Rortvedt from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Optioned LHP Charlie Barnes to St. Paul.
August 28, 2021Sent RHP Derek Law to St. Paul (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
August 27, 2021Reinstated RHP Jorge Alcala and OF Byron Buxton from the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Ian Gibaut from St. Paul (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Optioned RHPs Edgar Garcia and Kyle Barraclough to St. Paul. Transferred RHP Luke Farrell from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Placed C Mitch Garver on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Aug. 25.
August 24, 2021Sent RHP Randy Dobnak to St. Paul (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
August 23, 2021Reinstated INF Miguel Sano from the paternity list. Placed RHP Kenta Maeda on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Aug. 22.
August 22, 2021Sent RHP Luke Farrell to St. Paul (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
August 21, 2021Sent RHP Randy Dobnak to Fort Myers (Low-A Southeast) on a rehab assignment.
August 20, 2021Placed INF Miguel Sano on the paternity list. Recalled RHP Edgar García from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Announced RHP Nick Vincent has cleared waivers and will be assigned to St. Paul.
August 19, 2021Placed LHP Lewis Thorpe on the 10-day IL. Selected the contracts of LHP Andrew Albers and RHP Kyle Barraclough from St. Paul (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on major league contracts. Sent RHP Beau Burrows outright to St. Paul. Optioned RHP Edgar Garcia to St. Paul.
August 18, 2021Recalled LHP Lewis Thorpe from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Nick Vincent for release or assignment.
August 16, 2021Recalled INF/OF Nick Gordon from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Optioned OF Trevor Larnach to St. Paul.
August 14, 2021Placed RHP Michael Pineda on the 10-day IL. Reinstated RHP Ralph Garza Jr. from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
August 10, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Nick Vincent from St. Paul (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Optioned RHP Beau Burrows to St. Paul. Transferred OF/1B Alex Kirilloff from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
August 9, 2021Placed RHP Jorge Alcala on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Edgar Garcia from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
August 5, 2021Returned OF Rob Refsnyder from his rehab assignment in St. Paul (Triple-A East) and reinstated him from the 10-day IL. Optioned SS Nick Gordon to St. Paul.
August 4, 2021Claimed RHP Ralph Garza Jr. off waivers from Houston and optioned him to St. Paul (Triple-A East).
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2021Reinstated 2B Luis Arraez from the 10-day IL. Optioned CF Gilberto Celestino to St. Paul (Triple-A East).
July 30, 2021Claimed RHP Edgar Garcia off waivers from Cincinnati then optioned him to St. Paul (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Griffin Jax from St. Paul. Traded LHP J.A. Happ and cash considerations to St. Louis in exchange for LHP Evan Sisk and RHP John Gant. Placed RHP John Gant on the active roster. Recalled LHP Charlie Barnes from St. Paul.
July 27, 2021Placed LHP Taylor Rogers on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Beau Burrows from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
July 26, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Chase Petty on a minor league contract.
July 25, 2021Optioned C Ben Rortvedt to St. Paul (Triple-A East).
July 24, 2021Placed 2B Luis Arraez on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 21. Reinstated OF Jake Cave from the 60-day IL. Transferred OF Kyle Garlick from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
July 23, 2021Recalled LF Brent Rooker from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
July 22, 2021Recalled C Ben Rortvedt from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Placed C Mitch Garver on the paternity list. Acquired RHP Joe Ryan and RHP Drew Strotman from Tampa Bay in exchange for DH Nelson Cruz and RHP Calvin Faucher.
July 21, 2021Placed INF/OF Alek Kirilloff on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 20. Recalled C/INF Willians Astudillo from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
July 20, 2021Sent LF Kyle Garlick and CF Rob Refsnyder to St. Paul (Triple-A East) on rehab assignments. Optioned RHP Griffin Jax to St. Paul. Signed LHP Chris Nunn.
July 19, 2021Reinstated LHP Danny Coulombe from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Beau Burrows to St. Paul (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Griffin Jax from St. Paul. Returned C Mitch Garver from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 10-day IL. Optioned C Ben Rortvedt to St. Paul (Triple-A East).
July 18, 2021Optioned LHP Charlie Barnes to St. Paul (Triple-A East).
July 17, 2021Placed RHP Derek Law on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 14. Placed LHP Danny Coulombe on the paternity list. Transferred LHP Devin Smeltzer and RHP Randy Dobnak to the 60-day IL. Recalled RHP Beau Burrows from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of RHP Juan Minaya from St. Paul and agreed to terms on a major league contract.
July 14, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Mitchell Osnowitz on a minor league contract.
July 13, 2021Sent C Mitch Garver and OF Jake Cave to St. Paul (Triple-A East) on rehab assignments. Signed RHP Orlando Rodriguez to a minor league contract.
July 7, 2021Recalled RHP Michael Pineda from rehab his assignment and reinstated him from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Griffin Jax to St. Paul (Triple-A East). Acquired RHP Joe Kuzia from Texas in exchange for cash considerations.
July 5, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Breckin Williams on a minor-league contract.
July 1, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Derek Law from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Matt Shoemaker for release or assignment. Sent RHP Michael Pineda to St. Paul on a rehab assignment.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 30, 2021Signed 2B Drew Stankiewicz to a minor league contract.
June 29, 2021Agreed to terms with LHP Sean Gilmartin on a minor league contract.
June 28, 2021Sent LHP Devin Smeltzer to Twins Florida Complex League on a rehab assignment.
June 26, 2021Signed 2B D.J. Burt to a minor league contract.
June 25, 2021Transferred RHP Cody Stashak from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Danny Coulombe from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Luke Farrell on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 23.
June 24, 2021Placed RHP Randy Dobnak on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 21. Recalled RHP Griffin Jax from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
June 23, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Nick Vincent on a minor league contract.
June 22, 2021Placed OF Byron Buxton on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Gilberto Celestino from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Claimed RHP Beau Burrows off waivers from Detroit and assigned to St. Paul.
June 20, 2021Signed RHP Kyle Barraclough to a minor league contract. Sent RHP Tyson Miller outright to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Purchased the contract of INF Jared Walker from Sioux City (American Assocation) and assigned him to Hickory (High-A East).
June 19, 2021Optioned 1B Willians Astudillo to St. Paul (Triple-A East). Reinstated CF Byron Buxton from the 10-day IL.
June 18, 2021Reinstated OF Max Kepler from a rehab assignment and from the 10-day IL. Optioned OF Gilberto Celestino to St. Paul (Triple-A East).
June 16, 2021Reinstated LHP Caleb Thielbar from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Griffin Jax and RHP Shaun Anderson to St. Paul (Triple-A East). Signed 2B Wilbis Santiago to a minor league contract.
June 15, 2021Optioned RHP Shaun Anderson to St. Paul (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
June 14, 2021Reinstated 2B Luis Arraez and RHP Kenta Maeda from the 10-day IL. Placed RHP Michael Pineda and CF Rob Refsnyder on the 10-day IL.
June 13, 2021Sent RF Max Kepler to St. Paul (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment. Signed RHP Adam Lau to a minor league contract.
June 11, 2021Optioned 2B Luis Arraez to St. Paul (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
June 10, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Garcia on a minor league contract.
June 9, 2021Sent RHP Kenta Maeda to St. Paul (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment. Placed OF Kyle Garlick on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Erik Manoah Jr. from West Virginia (Atlantic League). Recalled CF Gilberto Celestino from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Placed LF Kyle Carlick on the 10-day IL.
June 8, 2021Optioned OF Byron Buxton to St. Paul (Triplke-A East) on a rehab assignment. Activated OF Rob Refsnyder from 7-day IL. Optioned OF Gilbert Celestino to St. Paul. Optioned RHP Juan Minaya outright to St. Paul.
June 6, 2021Recalled RHP Bailey Ober from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Shaun Anderson on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 5.
June 5, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Griffin Jax from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Juan Minaya for release or assignment
June 3, 2021Placed LHP Caleb Thielbar on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Shaun Anderson from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
June 2, 2021Placed C Mitch Garver on the 10-day IL and OF Rob Refsnyder on the 7-day IL, retroactive to June 1.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 31, 2021Optioned RHP Shaun Anderson to St. Paul (Triple-A East).
May 30, 2021Recalled C Ben Rortvedt from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Placed RF Max Kepler on the 10-day IL.
May 29, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Juan Minaya from St. Paul (Triple-A East) and signed him to a one-year contract. Optioned RHP Cody Stashak to St. Paul. Designated RHP Dakota Chalmers for release or assignment.
May 28, 2021Sent RHP Shaun Anderson to St. Paul (Triple-A East) for a rehab assignment.
May 27, 2021Purchased the contract of LHP Ryan Horstman from Long Island (Atlantic League).
May 26, 2021Activated RHP Michael Pineda from the 10-day IL. Placed INF/OF Luis Arraez on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 24.
May 23, 2021Placed RHP Kenta Maeda on the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Nick Gordon from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
May 22, 2021Activated RHP Tyler Duffey.
May 21, 2021Optioned LHP Lewis Thorpe, RHP Bailey Ober and C Ben Rortvedt to St. Paul (Triple-A East). Activated 1B/OF Alex Kirilloff from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Randy Dobnak from St. Paul.
May 20, 2021Recalled LHP Lewis Thorpe from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Sent RHP Derek Law outright to St. Paul. Changed the roster status of RHP Tyler Duffey.
May 19, 2021Placed RHP Michael Pineda on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 16. Selected the contract of RHP Luke Farrell from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Sent LF Alex Kirilloff to St. Paul (Triple-East) on a rehab assignment.
May 18, 2021Recalled RHPs Bailey Ober and Cody Stashek from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
May 15, 2021Placed OF Jake Cave on the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of OF Rob Refsnyder from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
May 13, 2021Signed 2B Daniel Descalso to a minor league contract.
May 12, 2021Signed RHP Brandon Koch and 2B Sherman Johnson to minor-league contracts. Placed LHP Devin Smeltzer on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Shaun Anderson from St. Paul (Triple-A East).
May 11, 2021Activated INF/OF Luis Arraez from the 7-day IL. Optioned INF Nick Gordon to St. Paul (Triple-A Midwest).
May 8, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Derek Law from St. Paul (Triple-A East). Optiond RHP Cody Stashak to St. Paul (Triple-A East). Designated INF Travis Blankenhorn assignment.
May 7, 2021Placed OF Byron Buxton on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of OF Trevor Larnach from St. Paul (Triple-A Midwest). Designated LHP Brandon Waddell for assignment.
May 6, 2021Recalled LHP Devin Smeltzer from St. Paul (Triple-A Midwest). Optioned LHP Lewis Thorpe to St. Paul (Triple-A Midwest).
May 5, 2021Recalled LHP Lewis Thorpe from St. Paul (Triple-A Midwest). Activated INF Miguel Sano from the 10-day IL. Placed OF/1B Alex Kirilloff on the 10-day IL retroactive to May 4.
May 3, 2021Recalled LHP Brandon Waddell from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Randy Dobnak to alternate training site.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 30, 2021Activated OFs Max Kepler and Kyle Garlick from the COVID-19 IL. Recalled C Ben Rortvedt from St. Paul (Triple-A Midwest). Optioned C Ryan Jeffers and OF Brent Rooker to St. Paul (Triple-A Midwest). Designated INF Tzu-Wei Lin for assignment.
April 26, 2021Activated SS Andrelton Simmons from the COVID-19 IL. Optioned INF Nick Gordon to taxi squad.
April 25, 2021Recalled RHP Cody Stashak from alternate training site. Optioned LHP Devin Smeltzer to alternate training site.
April 24, 2021Activated LHP Caleb Thielbar from the COVID-19 IL. Optioned RHP Luke Farrell to alternate training site.
April 23, 2021Recalled LHP Caleb Thielbar from the COVID-19 IL. Optioned RHP Luke Farrell to alternate training site.
April 21, 2021Placed INF J.T. Riddle on the COVID-19 IL. Selected the contract of C Tomas Telis from taxi squad. Optioned LHP Lewis Thorpe to alternate training site.
April 20, 2021Placed OFs Kyle Garlick and Max Kepler and LHP Caleb on the COVID-19 IL. Activated OF Brent Rooker from the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Travis Blankenhorn and LHP Lewis Thorpe from alternate training site. Selected the contract of RHP Luke Farrell from taxi squad.
April 17, 2021Recalled LHP Devin Smeltzer from alternate training site. Optioned LHP Lewis Thorpe to the alternate training site.
April 16, 2021Recalled LHP Lewis Thorpe from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Shaun Anderson to alternate training site.
April 15, 2021Recalled RHP Shaun Anderson from the alternate training site. Optioned RHP Cody Stashak and RF Alex Kirilloff to the alternate training site.
April 14, 2021Placed SS Andrelton Simmons on the COVID-19 IL. Selected the contract of INF J.T. Riddle from the alternate training site. Recalled RF Alex Kirilloff from the alternate training site. Reinstated 3B Josh Donaldson from 10-day IL and optioned LHP Brandon Waddell to the alternate training site.
April 7, 2021Placed OF Brent Rooker on the 10-day injured list. Placed RHP Edwar Colina on the 60-day injured list. Selected the contract of LHP Brandon Waddell from the taxi squad.
April 3, 2021Placed 3B Josh Donaldson on the 10-day IL (retroactive to April 2). Recalled OF Brent Rooker from alternate training site.
April 2, 2021Selected the contract of C Kole McKinnon from High Point (ALPB).
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 31, 2021Named Kevin Morgan major league field coordinator.
March 30, 2021Optioned OF Brent Rooker to the alternate training site. Placed RHP Edwar Colina on the 10-day IL.
March 29, 2021Optioned OF Brent Rooker to alternate training site. Reassigned LHP Brandon Waddell and RHP Derek Law to minor league camp. Placed RHP Edwar Colina on IR.
March 27, 2021Reassigned C Tomás Telis, INFs Tzu-Wei Lin and JT Riddle, and OFs Keon Broxton and Rob Refsnyder to the minor league camp.
March 26, 2021Released C Andrew Romine from a minor league contract.
March 25, 2021Optioned LHP Lewis Thorpe to alternate training site. Reassigned LHP Andrew Albers, RHPs Luke Farrell, Ian Hamilton, Juan Minaya and Glenn Sparkman and C David Banuelos to minor league camp.
March 23, 2021Optioned OF Alex Kirilloff to the alternate training camp. Reassigned LHP Charlie Barnes, C Caleb Hamilton, RHP Griffin Jax, OF Trevor Larnach and INF Royce Lewis to the minor league camp.
March 19, 2021Optioned RHP Shaun Anderson and LHP Devin Smeltzer to alternate training site.
March 15, 2021Optioned C Ben Rortvedt, INFs, Travis Blankenhorn and Nick Gordon and OF Gilberto Celestino to alternate training site.
March 14, 2021Optioned RHPs Jordan Balazovic, Dakota Chalmers, Jhoan Duran and Bailer Ober to St. Paul (Triple-A East). Reassigned LHP Danny Coulombe and RHP Ian Gibaut to minor league camp.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 25, 2021Agreed to terms with INF Adrew Romine on a minor league contract.
February 19, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Shoemaker on a one-year contract. Released RHP Ian Gibaut outright.
February 18, 2021Announced that INF Brian Dozier has retired.
February 15, 2021Agreed to terms with LHP Andrew Vasquez, RHPs Matt Canterino, Tom Hackimer, Robinson Leyer, Ryan Mason, Chandler Shepherd and Josh Winder, Cs Alex Isola and Kyle Schmidt, 3Bs Drew Maggi and Jose Miranda and 1Bs Aaron Sabato, Chris Williams and Zander Wiel.
February 12, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Alex Colome on a one-year contract. Waived LHP Brandon Waddell. Designated RHP Ian Hamilton for release or assignment. Claimed OF Kyle Garlick from Philadelphia waivers.
February 11, 2021Claimed OF Kyle Garlick off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.
February 10, 2021Agreed to terms with DH Nelson Cruz on a one-year contract.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 31, 2021Agreed to terms with SS Andrelton Simmons on a one-year contract.
January 22, 2021Agreed to terms with LHP J.A. Happ on a one-year contract.
January 19, 2021Named Toby Gardenhire manger, Matt Borgschulte hitting coach, Mike McCarthy and Cibney Bello pitching coaches, Jason Kirkman trainer, Tyler Smarslock infield coach and Jacob Dean strength and conditioning coach of the St. Paul Saints (AAA); Raon Borrego manager, Ryan Smith hitting coach, Luis Ramirez and Virgil Vasquez pitching coaches and Joe Mangiameli catching coach, Chris McNeely trainer and Travis Koon strength and conditioning coach for the Wichita Wind Surge (AA); Brian Dinkelman manager, Bryce Berge hitting coach, Mark Moriarty and Richard Salazar pitching coaches, Jairo Rodriguez hitting coach and Colin Feikles strength and conditioning coach of the Cedar Rapids Kernals(A); Aaron Su