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Twins put Sano on DL with shin injury, recall Vargas

CHICAGO (AP) The Minnesota Twins have placed All-Star third baseman Miguel Sano on the 10-day disabled list with a stress reaction in his left shin bone.

First baseman Kennys Vargas was recalled Monday from Triple-A Rochester for the fifth time this season to fill Sano's spot. The Twins also designated left-hander Nik Turley as their 26th player for the doubleheader against in Chicago and summoned right-hander Tim Melville from Rochester so he could start the first game against the White Sox.

Sano was pulled from the game Saturday and sat out Sunday. He's batting .267 with 15 doubles, 28 home runs and 77 RBIs in 111 games this season.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Rosario.303
HR: M. Sanó28
RBI: M. Sanó77
SB: B. Buxton22
W: E. Santana13
ERA: E. Santana3.33
Saves: M. Belisle3
K: E. Santana131
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 6854.557-
Minnesota 6359.5165
Kansas City 6261.5046.5
Detroit 5469.43914.5
Chi White Sox 4774.38820.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .257 (15)
Runs: 578 (17)
Hits: 1071 (17)
Home Runs: 143 (23)
Stolen Bases: 68 (12)
OBP: .332 (10)
SLG: .418 (21)
Total Bases: 1746 (23)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.72 (23)
Runs Allowed: 620 (21)
Saves: 34 (8)
Strikeouts: 864 (29)
OpBA: .269 (24)
OBP: .335 (20)
SLG: .454 (27)
Run Support: 4.79 (14)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/21 T. Melville Purchased From Minors
8/21 M. Sanó Placed on 10-Day DL (Left shin stress reaction)
8/21 N. Turley Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
8/21 K. Vargas Called Up from Minors
8/20 N. Turley Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/18 R. Grossman Fractured left thumb (on 10-day DL)
8/16 D. Enns Left shoulder strain (on 10-day DL)
8/9 A. Mejía Left arm brachialis strain (on 10-day DL)
7/18 P. Hughes Recurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome (on 60-day DL)
7/15 B. Buxton off 10-day DL
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