Minnesota Twins Put Brian Duensing on DL, Recall Caleb Thielbar


The pride and joy of Randolph, Minnesota is back in a Minnesota Twins uniform. The Twins have recalled Caleb Thielbar from Triple-A corresponding with the team putting Brian Duensing on the 15-day disabled list.

Thielbar is back after being optioned to Triple-A Rochester at the end of spring. Thielbar appeared in 54 games with the Twins in 2014 and 49 in 2013. Thielbar boasts a career MLB ERA of 2.59. 2014’s ERA stood at 3.40 and 2013 was at 1.76 for the Minnesota-native.

Duensing has struggled so far throughout the 2015 season. He currently has a 7.36 ERA in six appearances. He was also shelled in the ninth inning forcing the Twins to bring in closer Glen Perkins after the ninth started off in a non-save situation.

Duensing goes to the disabled list with a intercostal strain in his right side.

Theilbar has appeared in three games with the Rochester Red Wings this season and did not allow a run in 2.1 innings with the Triple-A club.

The move occurred before the Twins open a three-game series with the Cleveland Indians. The Twins when then hit the road for a series against the Kansas City Royals and heading to the pacific northwest to take on the Seattle Mariners.

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