Twins bring lefty Mahay up for bullpen
The Minnesota Twins purchased the contract of left-handed
reliever Ron Mahay on Wednesday.
Mahay signed with the Twins late in spring training and was
pitching for Class A Fort Myers. He threw well for the Twins down
the stretch last season after they signed him in late August.
The Twins wanted to add another lefty to the bullpen with Jose
Mijares struggling to start the season. Rookie right-hander Alex
Burnett was optioned to Triple-A Rochester to make room for
Burnett was somewhat of a surprise to make the opening day
roster, but he impressed the team with 2 1-3 scoreless innings in
his first major league stint.
“Looks like he’s going to be a good one for us,” manager Ron