The Twins announced that they have chosen the right-hand contract Ryne Harper . He will make their opening day bullpen, and his first appearance in a game will mark his MLB debut. Minnesota also placed third baseman Miguel Sano (heel laceration) and relievers Matt Magill (shoulder tendinitis), Addison Reed (thumb) and Gabriel Moya (Shoulder tendinitis) on the 10-day damaged list and optional infill Ronald Torreyes to Triple-A Rochester.
Harper's promotion comes as a 30-year birthday present to the judge, who has used portions of eight seasons in minors when selected by Braves in the 37th round of the 201
Harper spent the 2018 season in the Twins & # 39; system and released a fantastic 86 to 10 K / BB ratio in 65 innings of relief. Harper's Spring Training was excellent as he fired 11 innings with 14 strikeouts no strolls and no accrued runs allowed.