Minnesota Twins recall Devin Smeltzer


Lewis Thorpe optioned to Triple-A St. Paul

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Devin Smeltzer from Triple-A St. Paul and optioned left-handed pitcher Lewis Thorpe to Triple-A St. Paul.

Smeltzer has made one appearance for the Twins this season, working the final 4.2 innings of the club’s 6-2 loss to Pittsburgh on April 24, allowing one unearned run on one hit, with one walk and three strikeouts. This marks his second major league stint this season (also, April 17-24).

Thorpe started last night’s game against the Texas Rangers, matching his career high with 5.0 innings of work. He has gone 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA (10.0 IP, 5 ER), two walks and five strikeouts in three appearances (2 starts) for the Twins this season.


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