Sorry this is late. It was a travel day.
Eddie Rosario had a bad day on Wednesday, and it led to him being demoted to Class AAA Rochester.
He failed to hit the cutoff man in the first inning, threw off the mark to second, chased a pitch at his shoulders for Justin Verlander's 2000th strikeout and then miscommunicated with Eduardo Nunez - or failed to communicate - on a pop fly then fell between them for a hit,
But his biggest mistake came in the seventh inning when he stole third base down four runs with two outs. The Tigers weren't paying attention, but it was not the right time.
``The risk - 100 fold - is greater than the reward,'' Twins manager Paul Molitor said.
So you look at the whole picture - the .205 average, .554 OPS, mistakes in the field, etc., - and the Twins decided to make a change.
So Robbie Grossman will be in town tomorrow - and he was just signed to a minor league deal on Tuesday.
Grossman has 190 games of experience with Houston. He doesn't hit for a high average, but can draw walks. He will likely share time in left with Oswaldo Arcia.
Rosario will go to Rochester and work on his decision making. Where to throw the ball. What pitches to hit. He has a lot of talent but his judgment has been a problem.