Minnesota Twins recall Lewis Thorpe to start vs. Angels

Mar 1, 2021; Port Charlotte, Florida, USA; Minnesota Twins pitcher Lewis Thorpe (43) throws a pitch in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays during spring training at Charlotte Sports Park. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Twins recalled left-hander Lewis Thorpe from their alternate training site to start Friday’s game against the host Los Angeles Angels.

Thorpe, 25, will be making his season debut after posting an 0-1 record with a 6.06 ERA in seven appearances (one start) in 2020.

The Australian allowed a 2.35 ERA in five Grapefruit League appearances (two starts) this spring.

Right-hander Shaun Anderson, 26, was optioned to the alternate training site in St. Paul to make room for Thorpe. Anderson was recalled from the alternate site on Thursday.

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