tonkin at a glance

Role: Righthanded reliever

Age: 24

Acquired: 30th-round pick in 2008 draft

Stats: 2-4 with a 3.47 ERA with 21 saves between Class AA and Class AAA; 0.79 ERA in 11⅓ innings with the Twins.

Fact: Tonkin met current Twin Jason Kubel in the fourth grade and now is his brother-in-law.