Twins Option Burnett 27 Mar 13

Ft. Myers, FL – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have optioned right-handed pitcher Alex Burnett to Triple-A Rochester. Burnett appeared in seven games with the Twins this spring posting a 7.56 ERA (8.1 IP, 7 ER) with six walks and one strikeout.

The Twins now have 28 active players in camp: 15 pitchers (2 non-roster), 2 catchers, 6 infielders and 5 outfielders (1 non-roster). The Twins also have two players on the disabled list: Scott Diamond (left elbow) and Anthony Swarzak (ribs).