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Twins recall Rooker from St. Paul

Minnesota Twins right fielder Brent Rooker dives for but misses a ball hit by Detroit Tigers' Jonathan Schoop for an RBI triple during the third inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader. Photo: AP/Bruce Kluckhohn/File. Minnesota Twins right fielder Brent Rooker dives for but misses a ball hit by Detroit Tigers' Jonathan Schoop for an RBI triple during the third inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader.

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Created: July 23, 2021 02:52 PM

After trading star slugger Nelson Cruz on Thursday, the Minnesota Twins have recalled Brent Rooker from Triple-A St. Paul to fill the open roster spot.

Rooker, 26, has hit .239 with 19 home runs and 48 RBIs in 61 games for the Saints this season — the most homers among Triple-A players.

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