Kris Johnson was knocked around for five runs over just four innings in Friday's loss to the Rockies.
Twins recalled LHP Kris Johnson from Triple-A Rochester.
Kris Johnson will be promoted to start for the Twins on Friday.
Twins optioned LHP Kris Johnson to Triple-A Rochester.
Kris Johnson didn't allow a run in 4 1/3 innings in his 2014 debut against the Dodgers, but the Twins lost in 12 innings, giving him the no-decision.
The Twins will call up Kris Johnson from Triple-A Rochester to start the second game of Thursday's doubleheader versus the Dodgers.
Kris Johnson retired five of the six batters he faced in relief versus the Pirates on Friday.
Twins acquired LHP Kris Johnson from the Pirates in exchange for RHP Duke Welker.
Kris Johnson's return to a big league mound on Sunday was a disaster, as he allowed five runs on seven hits over two innings in a loss to the Cardinals.
Pirates recalled LHP Kris Johnson from Triple-A Indianapolis.
The Pirates will call up Kris Johnson to start Sunday against the Cardinals.
Kris Johnson could be called up to start Sunday against the Cardinals.
Pirates optioned LHP Kris Johnson to Triple-A Indianapolis.