Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - The Minnesota Twins optioned pitcher Scott
Diamond and center fielder Aaron Hicks to their Triple-A affiliate in
Rochester following a 7-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals.
Diamond surrendered seven runs -- six earned -- on nine hits and three walks
over five innings Thursday against the Royals for Minnesota, which dropped
its fourth consecutive contest.
Diamond fell to 5-10 to go with a 5.52 ERA on the season.
Hicks was hitting just .192 with eight homers and 27 RBI over 81 games this
In other news, the Twins will recall outfielder Oswaldo Arcia from Rochester.
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