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Minnesota Twins reinstate Michael Pineda from injured list

Aug 7, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Michael Pineda (35) throws against the Houston Astros in the first inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 7, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Michael Pineda (35) throws against the Houston Astros in the first inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Twins reinstated right-hander Michael Pineda from the 10-day injured list on Monday.

Pineda, 32, is 4-8 with a 4.13 ERA in 17 starts this season.

He missed Minnesota’s last 20 games with a left oblique strain.

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The Twins optioned right-hander Ian Gibaut to Triple-A St. Paul in a corresponding transaction.

Gibaut, 27, pitched in three games for Minnesota, allowing two runs on seven hits in 6 2/3 innings.

–Field Level Media