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Trevor Plouffe returns from concussion, immediately goes back on DL with calf injury

May 30, 2013, 5:33 PM EDT

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Trevor Plouffe was activated from the seven-day concussion disabled list yesterday after passing various medical tests, but in warming up for last night’s game the Twins third baseman tweaked his calf.

He was scratched from the lineup and now he’s headed back to the DL, with the Twins recalling the recently demoted Chris Colabello to replace him on the roster.

Being activated from the DL and then being placed back on the DL without even appearing in a game is quite a feat for Plouffe and the separate injuries mean the stint can’t be backdated. In other words, he’ll miss at least 15 days.

  1. robertpack55 - May 30, 2013 at 6:03 PM

    Hey, at least the Twins put him on the DL! If this was last year, he’d be on the active roster with a day-to-day injury for over a week. Then he’d be put on the DL.

    • mackypinky - May 31, 2013 at 9:06 PM

      That is the stone cold truth! I think they have some new blood in the training staff~folks who are able to make a decision.

  2. knowlegeforyou - May 30, 2013 at 6:34 PM

    Again there’s always Juan Francisco

  3. 13arod - May 30, 2013 at 10:48 PM

    that is luck

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