-Via Minnesota Twins Press Release -
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitchers Ryne Harper, Trevor Hildenberger and Fernando Romero from Triple-A Rochester.
Harper, who spent the majority of the season with the Twins, appeared in 56 games out of the bullpen including making his major league debut on March 31. He went 3-2 with a 3.65 ERA (49.1 IP, 20 ER) while recording one save and 11 holds. Harper made three appearances (3.0 IP) while with the Red Wings.
Hildenberger split the season between the Twins and Triple-A Rochester, along with a brief rehab stint with the GCL Twins, making a combined 36 relief appearances overall. He started the season with the Twins and made 19 appearances before being optioned on May 15. Hildenberger, who missed over two months with a right elbow strain, finished the Triple-A season with 8.1 scoreless innings after being activated from the Injured List on August 20.
Romero, who will be making his fourth stint with the Twins this year, made 35 appearances (1 start) for the Red Wings this season, in addition to his eight appearances with the Twins. The 24-year old made his major league debut last season appearing in 11 games.
The Twins now have 36 active players on their roster