Twins Activate Thome and Repko; Mauer Improving
The Twins activated designated hitter Jim Thome and outfielder Jason Repko from the 15-day disabled list after Minnesota's loss at Arizona Sunday. To make room for Thome and Repko the Twins optioned outfielder Ben Revere and infielder Luke Hughes to triple-A Rochester. Revere was batting .242 with 2 stolen bases and Hughes was batting .211 with 1 homerun and 6 RBIs for the Twins. Catcher Joe Mauer could play in an extended spring training game either tonight or tomorrow night in Fort Myers, Florida.