Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled infielder Jorge Polanco. In 72 games with Single-A Ft. Myers, the 20-year-old hit .289 (83-for-287) with 12 doubles, five home runs and 35 RBI. Polanco, who was just named Florida State League Player of the Week, made 68 starts at shortstop and one at second base for the Miracle. He will wear number 11 and is expected to join the Twins today in Anaheim.
To make room for Polanco on the 25-man roster, the Twins have optioned right-handed pitcher Yohan Pino to Triple-A Rochester. Pino made two starts for the Twins posting a 6.30 ERA (10.0 IP, 7 ER).