Oswaldo Arcia returned to action on Wednesday July 30.
Twins signed C Kurt Suzuki to a two-year, $12 million contract extension.
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Twins have reengaged Kurt Suzuki about an extension.
Twins recalled 1B Kennys Vargas from Double-A New Britain.
Twins acquired LHP Tommy Milone from the Athletics for OF Sam Fuld; assigned him to Triple-A Rochester.
Trevor Plouffe went hitless in a third straight game Wednesday and is hitting .190 in 42 at-bats since the All-Star break.
A source tells Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press that it appears Josh Willingham is "staying put" with the Twins through the trade deadline.
Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press believes Brian Duensing could draw some trade inquiries before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.
Joe Mauer (oblique) took batting practice on the field without incident Wednesday.
Mike Pelfrey (elbow) began a throwing program on Wednesday.
Oswaldo Arcia is not in the Twins' lineup Wednesday.
Twins prospect LHP Lewis Thorpe allowed two runs on four hits in 5 2/3 innings on Tuesday for Low-A Cedar Rapids, striking out a season high 10 batters.
Twins pitching prospect Jose Berrios said Wednesday that he feels fine and has no pain or tightness in his right shoulder.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Twins "really want to move" Josh Willingham, but a competing executive said he doesn't think "they're getting any bites."
Kyle Gibson struck out seven, allowing only two hits, over seven shutout innings in the Twins' 2-1 defeat of the Royals on Tuesday.