Twins announce that they will outright Nick Blackburn and Tsuyoshi Nishioka off the 40-man roster.
Since being recalled from Rochester, Blackburn had made six starts only to compile a 0-4 record with an pear-shaped 6.11 ERA while opponents hit .351/.367/.576. The Twins, who had beat the drums that there would be no more "scholarships
" for their players, reacted swiftly to Blackburn's struggles and recent quotes which seems to irk the front office
Clearly the Twins were not sold on Blackburn's ability to bounce back. As assistant GM Rob Antony told reporters