Twins put Sano on DL, add veteran IF Petit

After missing the last three games due to a hamstring strain, third baseman Miguel Sano was placed on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday by the Minnesota Twins.

To replace Sano on the 25-man roster, veteran infielder Gregorio Petit was summoned from Triple-A Rochester. To make room on the 40-man roster for Petit, pitcher Dietrich Enns was designated for assignment. Sano was placed on the DL retroactive to April 28.

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Sano has played 20 games for the Twins this season, hitting .213 (17-for-80) with four doubles, five home runs and 14 RBI.

With Sano sidelined, the Twins had been playing with a short bench. No longer, with the 33-year-old Petit added. Petit has played in 170 major-league games for the A’s, Astros, Yankees and Angels. He last appeared in the majors in 2016 with Los Angeles, playing in a career-high 89 games. Petit is a lifetime .249/.291/.353 hitter with four home runs.

Enns was acquired from the Yankees in a July trade last year and had been pitching for Rochester. In addition, the Twins announced that Rule 5 pick Tyler Kinley was returned to the Miami Marlins.