The Minnesota Twins claimed outfielder Darin Mastroianni off waivers today. Mastroianni has spent his first five professional seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays. The 26-year-old hit .268/.353/.377 with 34 stolen bases in 123 games between Double-A and Triple-A this past year.
In order to make room for Mastroianni on their 40-man roster, the Twins designated right-handed reliever Esmerling Vasquez for assignment. Vasquez, 28, was selected off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks back in late September. Over the past three seasons, he's made nearly 150 appearances with Arizona, posting a 92 ERA+ over 137 total innings.
- Twins claim Mastroianni off waivers " Bollinger Beat
"MINNEAPOLIS — The Twins claimed outfielder Darin Mastroianni off waivers from the Blue Jays, the club announced today."
Twins cut Vasquez to make room for Mastroianni | StarTribune.com
"The Twins claimed Blue Jays outfielder Darin Mastroianni off waivers today and designated righthanded reliever Esmerling Vasquez for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster."