Byung Ho Park went 2-for-2 with a single and a double as the Twins fell to the Rays in Grapefruit League competition on Friday.
Kyle Gibson looked sharp in his Grapefruit League opener against the Rays on Friday, allowing just two hits over 1 2/3 scoreless innings of work.
Glen Perkins (shoulder) threw 15 pitches in a bullpen session Wednesday.
Kyle Gibson has changed his delivery in hopes of protecting his shoulder.
Twins general manager Thad Levine said on Fantasy Sports Radio on Tuesday that Brandon Kintzler will be "given every opportunity to start the year in the closer's role."
Mason Melotakis (oblique) remains shut down from throwing.
Glen Perkins (shoulder) will throw his next bullpen session on Wednesday.
Twins signed RHP Seth Rosin to a minor league contract.
Kennys Vargas spent a week over the winter taking hitting lessons in the Dominican Republic from Manny Ramirez.
Mason Melotakis still felt something with his strained oblique when he threw on flat ground Saturday.
Glen Perkins (shoulder) threw a successful 15-pitch bullpen session on Saturday.
Tyler Duffey said Friday that while he's competing for a spot in the Twins' starting rotation, he's also willing to work out of the bullpen if it will help the team.
Mason Melotakis is behind schedule after suffering an oblique strain prior to the beginning of Twins camp.
Glen Perkins (shoulder) will throw another bullpen session on Saturday.
Phil Hughes (thoracic outlet syndrome) threw a successful bullpen session on Wednesday.