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Minnesota Twins place Michael Pineda on injured list

1Apr 4, 2021; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Minnesota Twins pitcher Michael Pineda (35) throws a pitch in the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Twins placed right-hander Michael Pineda on the 10-day injured list Wednesday.

He was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday after undergoing a procedure to remove an abscess from his leg. The move is retroactive to Sunday.

Pineda, 32, is 2-2 with a 2.79 ERA, 10 walks and 39 strikeouts in 38 2/3 innings over seven starts this season.

In a corresponding transaction, Minnesota selected the contract of right-hander Luke Farrell from Triple-A St. Paul.

Farrell, 29, was previously with the Twins from April 20-24 and pitched one scoreless inning.

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–Field Level Media