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Minnesota Twins’ Luke Farrell returns from 60-day IL

May 21, 2021; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Luke Farrell (51) throws a pitch during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
May 21, 2021; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Luke Farrell (51) throws a pitch during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Twins activated right-hander Luke Farrell from the 60-day injured list ahead of Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Farrell has been sidelined for the last 62 games with a right oblique strain.

The 30-year-old reliever is 1-0 with a 1.76 ERA in 13 appearances this season. The five-year veteran has struck out 17 and walked six during his first season with the club.

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Minnesota optioned left-hander Andrew Albers to Triple-A St. Paul to clear the roster spot. Albers, 35, is 1-1 with a 7.30 ERA in three games (two starts) with the Twins.

The Twins also designated right-hander Derek Law for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Farrell.

Law, 30, posted a 4.20 ERA in nine appearances with the Twins this season.

–Field Level Media