Ricky Nolasco (elbow) is expected to return to the Twins rotation on August 15 against the Royals.
Ricky Nolasco (elbow) will begin a rehab assignment at Low-A Cedar Rapids next week.
Joe Mauer (oblique) will begin a rehab assignment next week at Low-A Cedar Rapids.
Brian Dozier is back in the Twins' lineup Friday.
Danny Santana led off Thursday's game with a home run and later walked, but the Twins fell to the Royals on Thursday.
Kevin Correia turned in a quality outing against the Royals, allowing two runs (one earned) in six innings, but went home with a no-decision as the Twins lost on Thursday.
Brian Dozier is not in Thursday's lineup due to a swollen left thumb.
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.