Sending down Pinto a luxury move for Twins

  • Updated: June 11, 2014 - 9:26 PM

Josmil Pinto is 25 years old. He can hammer baseballs, but he also has holes in his swing. He has bigger holes in his overall game — namely subpar defense and handling of pitchers. Those are the kinds of things that won’t improve sitting on the bench more often than not, which is what Pinto was doing for the first 40 percent of this Twins season. With Kendrys Morales here now, his playing time as a DH figured to shrink as well.

So the Twins on Wednesday announced they are sending Pinto to Class AAA Rochester — the type of move the Twins didn’t have the luxury of making from 2011 to ’13.

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