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Bartolo Colon recalled by Minnesota Twins

Bartolo Colon recalled by Minnesota Twins

In a corresponding move, Byron Buxton (groin) was placed on the 10-day disabled list.

Colon started the season with the Atlanta Braves, but was released on July 6. Colon gave up four runs and had five strikeouts on Thursday in a Triple-A start for the Rochester Red Wings.

Colon struggled to a 2-8 mark with an 8.14 ERA in 13 starts for the Braves before being designated for assignment.

The Twins will host the New York Yankees on Tuesday. He has 235 career wins and a 4.02 ERA.

Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer will return to the team for their Saturday game against the AL-best Houston Astros.